But "Fontodi, who makes the wine I am suggesting here, is one of the premier producers in the region."
In 2005, when premier Wen Jiabao visited Bangalore, he climbed a 200-foot high tower and waved another "Free Tibet" banner.
Debora Spar, the new president of Barnard, has been hired to bring a new dynamism to New York's premier women's university.
What a town,” someone wrote after the Soviet premier visited, “They cheer Khrushchev and boo Willie Mays.
Her pieces have been shown in premier Israeli art galleries for over a decade.
The daughter of a poor goatherd, whom I picked up from the mire, is now the premier pipe-filler of the Pasha of Salonica.
But the friends of Protection did not leave the premier without opposition.
premier mémoire: Recherches sur le principe du droit et du gouvernement.
The premier and some of his colleagues observed, however, a moody silence.
Before long the premier came in sight, accompanied by Coxon.
mid-15c., "first in time;" late 15c. as "first in rank," from Middle French premier "first, chief," from Latin primarius "of the first rank, chief" (see primary (adj.)).
1711 in the political sense, a shortening of premier minister (1680s); see premier (adj.). In U.S. usage, premier formerly was applied occasionally to the Secretary of State (1855-c.1900).