Definitions

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  • proper n. A surname. Equivalent to Peterson.

Etymologies

From Armenian Պետրոսյան (Petrosyan), from the given name Պետրոս (Petros) (equivalent to Peter) + patronymic suffix -յան (-yan). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • After a period of intermittent involvement with the game, he beat Tigran Petrosyan for the world title in 1969.

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  • Gerard F. Anderson, Uwe E. Reinhardt, Peter S. Hussey, and Varduhi Petrosyan write, the United States spends more on health care than any of the other OECD countries spend, without providing more services than the other countries do.

    EconLog: August 2004 Archives

  • Foreign Minister Raffi Hovhannesyan resigned at the request of President Levon Ter-Petrosyan over “apparent policy disagreements, ” and on Nov. 10 Arman Kirakosyan was appointed acting foreign minister.

    1991, Sept. 21

  • In fact, there's one scheduled today for 5: 30 p.m. with President Ter-Petrosyan of Armenia.

    Dee Dee Myers Press Briefing

  • Dunne looked to have secured victory when he bundled the ball home from close range after Petrosyan had palmed Aiden McGeady's teasing cross against him.

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  • Remarkably, replacement Arsen Petrosyan was also penalised for a similar offence a minute before the break, although having not prevented a goalscoring opportunity, he was only cautioned.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Add to that Valeri Aleksanyan's 44th-minute own goal and Richard Dunne's second, which he bundled home after substitute keeper Arsen Petrosyan had spilled Aiden McGeady's cross on the hour, and it was difficult to argue fate had not smiled on the Republic when they needed it most.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • When Richard Dunne bundled home from close range after substitute keeper Arsen Petrosyan had spilled McGeady's cross, the points looked to be safe.

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  • Petrosyan Arrangements by: DerHova Get NOW the LYRICS of this song at hayfanat. com For more entertainment visit www. hayfanat.com

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  • In an interview with EurasiaNet. org, Petrosyan described the Moscow Cinema as a landmark and "one of the best examples of Yerevan's modern architecture."

    EurasiaNet

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