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Paramount

(pâr`əmount'), city (1990 pop. 47,669), Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1957. Originally a dairy region, it has become highly industrialized since the 1950s. The growing city has industries that manufacture pipe, rolled copper and other metal products, lawn and garden tractors, aerospace parts, and ice-resurfacing machines.

paramount

Rare a supreme ruler
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For the present he must give up the search for his pouch, since it would be paramount to self-destruction to enter the Arab camp now while all its inhabitants were aroused and upon the alert.
He had seen nothing of them since that first day, when the influences of civilization were still paramount within him.
Kitty felt a peculiar pleasure in being able now to talk to her mother on equal terms about those questions of such paramount interest in a woman's life.
Slowly and steadily we kept on our way over this dangerous part of the ascent, and I dare say it was fortunate for some of us that attention was distracted from the head by the paramount necessity of looking after the feet; FOR, WHILE ON THE LEFT THE INCLINE OF ICE WAS SO STEEP THAT IT WOULD BE IMPOSSIBLE FOR ANY MAN TO SAVE HIMSELF IN CASE OF A SLIP, UNLESS THE OTHERS COULD HOLD HIM UP, ON THE RIGHT WE MIGHT DROP A PEBBLE FROM THE HAND OVER PRECIPICES OF UNKNOWN EXTENT DOWN UPON THE TREMENDOUS GLACIER BELOW.
I said he was right there - never under my roof, where the Lares were sacred, and the laws of hospitality paramount.
To avoid the confusion which would unavoidably result from the contradictory decisions of a number of independent judicatories, all nations have found it necessary to establish one court paramount to the rest, possessing a general superintendence, and authorized to settle and declare in the last resort a uniform rule of civil justice.
It is a great vehicle for extending the reach of Paramount's feature film library to an attractive broadband customer base," said Thomas Lesinski, President, Paramount Pictures Digital Entertainment.
Originally released in March 1972, Francis Ford Coppola's ``The Godfather'' has been given a 25th-anniversary restoration by Paramount Pictures that includes a remixed, digitally remastered stereo soundtrack.
The terms of the formal agreement to be entered into within 60 days provide that Paramount issue Garibaldi 100,000 restricted shares and spend US $300,000 within 18 months to earn a 50% interest, and issue an additional 100,000 shares with a further exploration commitment of US $400,000 within 36 months to earn a 70% interest.
The head of beleaguered Carolco Pictures will become a producer for Paramount Pictures under a multi-year deal, the two companies said Wednesday.
CGP, whose partners manage a $1-billion private equity portfolio, announced that it led the $66 million recapitalization of Paramount Services, Inc.
I am very enthusiastic as the whole team has agreed to work together for the success of Paramount.