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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bise, bizenoun

    a dry cold north wind in southeastern France

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bisenoun

    a pale blue pigment, prepared from the native blue carbonate of copper, or from smalt; -- called also blue bice

  2. Bisenoun

    a cold north wind which prevails on the northern coasts of the Mediterranean and in Switzerland, etc.; -- nearly the same as the mistral

  3. Bisenoun

    see Bice


  1. Bise

    The bise is a northern wind, cold and generally dry. It could also refer to a traditional French greeting among close friends and family members. It consists of two, three, or four kisses on the cheek. The number depends on the region where the person lives.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bise

    bēz, n. a cold north or north-east wind prevalent at certain seasons in Switzerland and neighbouring parts of France and Italy. [Fr.]

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  1. BISE

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BISE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Bise is ranked #18227 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Bise surname appeared 1,526 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Bise.

    91.2% or 1,393 total occurrences were White.
    2% or 31 total occurrences were Asian.
    1.9% or 29 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 28 total occurrences were Black.
    1.7% or 27 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.1% or 18 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bise in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of bise in a Sentence

  1. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Judas did not make only one kiss. (Judas n'a pas fait qu'une seule bise)

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