Definition of Peres, Shimon in English:

Peres, Shimon

proper noun

  • (1923–2016), Polish-born Israeli statesman, prime minister 1984–6 and 1995–6; president 2007–2014; Polish name Szymon Perski. As Foreign Minister under Yitzhak Rabin he played a major role in negotiating the PLO–Israeli peace accord (1993). Nobel Peace Prize (1994), shared with Rabin and Yasser Arafat.

Pronunciation

Peres, Shimon

/ˈpɛrɛz/