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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Dior, Christian 1905-1957. French fashion designer noted for his New Look of 1947 that emphasized narrow shoulders, tight waists, and long, full skirts.

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  • n. French couturier whose first collection in 1947 created a style that became known as the New Look (1905-1957)

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Examples

  • For the idiot who has everything comes the latest in unbridled extravagance: fashion house Christian Dior is set this month to launch of line of luxury cellphones costing a ridiculous amount of money.

    The $26,000 "My Dior" Cellphone - The Consumerist

  • No, Dior is the new 14 year old vampire LARPer who just wants to be held.

    January 24th, 2006

  • Dior is the new erotica, '' read the blood-red information sheet handed out at Christian Dior's spring-summer 2006 haute couture collection.

    Boing Boing: January 22, 2006 - January 28, 2006 Archives

  • "I'm shocked because the name of Dior has always been related to John Galliano - he's creative, he's a big designer, and everybody is waiting for his fashion show every season," said Shams, a Kuwaiti singer.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • NEW YORK Reuters - Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman, who promotes perfume for the fashion label Dior, has condemned its British designer John Galliano over a widely distributed video that purportedly shows him making an anti-Semitic tirade.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Natalie Portman, who promotes perfume for the fashion label Dior, had said she would not be associated with Galliano in a statement carried by the New York Times .

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • Earlier Monday, Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman, who promotes perfume for the fashion label Dior, has condemned its British designer John Galliano over the video.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Galliano and Portman have both worked for fashion label Dior.

    BBC News - Home

  • If a native Chinese artist was responsible for the images, and your argument is that Dior was misguided in using them, does it make sense to label Dior as racist?

    The Guardian World News

  • Galliano's lawyer called Dior's reaction "extremely excessive" and said his client might file a defamation charge against the couple in the bar.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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