AskDefine | Define Pierre

Dictionary Definition

Pierre n : capital of the state of South Dakota; located in central South Dakota on the Missouri river [syn: capital of South Dakota]

User Contributed Dictionary

see pierre

English

Proper noun

  1. A given name occasionally borrowed from French, cognate to Peter.
  2. The capital of South Dakota.

French

Proper noun

  1. Peter.
    Et moi, je te dis que tu es Pierre, et que sur cette pierre je bâtirai mon Église. La Sainte Bible: Matthieu 16:18. (1978 translation) And I say unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church.
  2. A given name traditionally popular in France.

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Swedish

Proper noun

Pierre
  1. A given name borrowed from French.

Extensive Definition

Pierre is a French language form of the name Peter, and also occurs as surnames and place names. Pierre originally means rock or "stone" in French, following its Latin etym petrus (also common to Peter).

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Pierre in Bulgarian: Пиер (пояснение)
Pierre in Danish: Pierre
Pierre in German: Pierre
Pierre in French: Pierre
Pierre in Polish: Pierre
Pierre in Finnish: Pierre
Pierre in Swedish: Pierre
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