Perm meaning

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A permanent.
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To give (hair) a permanent.
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A city of west-central Russia on the Kama River in the foothills of the Ural Mountains. Founded in the early 1700s when a copper foundry was built there, it grew rapidly as an industrial center in the 1800s.
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To give a permanent to.
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City in E European Russia, on the Kama River.
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(US) A permanent.
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(UK) A permanent wave.
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To give hair a perm, using heat, chemicals etc.
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Historical region of northeastern Russia, corresponding to the Kama basin, a left tributary of the Volga. In Russian known as Пермь, also Пермь Великая "Great Perm" or Пермь Камская Kamskaya Perm after the Kama River.
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City in Russia, administrative centre of Perm kray near the Ural mountains.
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Origin of perm

  • Rendition of the Russian toponym Пермь, probably from a Finno-Permic (Uralic) stem, compared to Estonian põrand, dialectal põrmand "floor, ground" by P. Alvre in Keel ja Kirjandus No 7, 1981, pp. 407-413.
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  • Appears on western maps as latinized Permia in the late 16th century (Mercator (1595)).¨The Russian city of Perm is a modern foundation, established under Peter I in 1723.
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