Parián

Pariáns were districts of cities in the Philippines during the country`s Spanish colonial era where Chinese were required to live by Spanish colonial authorities. The most famous is the parian of Manila but both Cebu City and Iloilo City had parians. Cebu`s parian was founded in 1590 after the arrival of Chinese traders and was supervised by th..
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Parián

[Manila] Parian or Pantin, historic name Parian de Arroceros (Arroceros: cultivators of rice, Spanish) was an area adjacent to Intramuros built to house Chinese merchants in Manila in the 16th and 17th centuries during the Spanish occupation of The Philippines. The gate connecting it and Intramuros (where most of the Spanish colonial and ad
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parian

Fine-grained, hard-paste white porcelain with marble-like appearance. The name comes from Paros, an Aegean island where Greek and Roman marble was mined. Parian ware was developed in Britain at either copeland or minton in the 1840s. It is usually unglazed and uncoloured and was used to make dolls' heads and slip-cast to make busts and figures.
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Parian

Pa'ri·an adjective [ Latin Parius .] Of or pertaining to Paros, an island in the Ægean Sea noted for its excellent statuary marble; as, Parian marble. Parian chronicle , a most ancient chronicle of the city of Athens, engraved on marble in the Isle of Paros, now among the Aru
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Parian

Pa'ri·an noun 1. A native or inhabitant of Paros. 2. A ceramic ware, resembling unglazed porcelain biscuit, of which are made statuettes, ornaments, etc.
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Parian

• (n.) A ceramic ware, resembling unglazed porcelain biscuit, of which are made statuettes, ornaments, etc. • (a.) Of or pertaining to Paros, an island in the Aegean Sea noted for its excellent statuary marble; as, Parian marble. • (n.) A native or inhabitant of Paros.
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