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is a large, flawless diamond. The title is now used figuratively to denote a model of excellence or perfection of any kind; one having no equal; a perfect embodiment of a concept.
may also refer to:
- Paragon, Indiana
Paragon is a town in Ray Township, Morgan County, Indiana, United States. The population was 659 at the 2010 census.-Geography:Paragon is located at ....
, a town in the United States
- The Paragon, Singapore, a shopping mall
- Siam Paragon
Siam Paragon is a shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand. It is one of the biggest shopping centers in Asia. Opened on December 9, 2005, it includes a wide range of specialty stores and restaurants as well as a multiplex movie theater and the Siam Ocean World...
, a shopping complex in Bangkok, Thailand
- McLaren Technology Centre
The McLaren Technology Centre is the headquarters of the McLaren Group, located on a 500,000 m² site in Woking, Surrey, England. It is a large, roughly semi-circular, glass-walled building, designed by the architect Norman Foster and his company, Foster and Partners. The building was short-listed...
, formerly called the Paragon Technology Centre
- A housing site at Thames Valley University
- Hull Paragon Interchange, a railway station and transportation complex in Kingston upon Hull, England.
- The Paragon, Bath
The Paragon in the Walcot area of Bath, Somerset, England is a street of Georgian houses which have been designated as listed buildings. It was designed by Thomas Warr Attwood. It now forms part of the A4.Numbers 1 to 21 are 3 storey houses with mansard roofs...
, a Georgian street in the Walcot area of Bath
- Paragon China
The Paragon China Company was a British manufacturer of bone china from 1919 to 1960, based in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, previously known as the Star China Company, and more recently part of the Royal Doulton group...
, a British manufacturer of bone china
- Paragon Group of Companies
The Paragon Group of Companies plc is one of the United Kingdom's largest providers of mortgages and personal loans. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.-History:...
, a British mortgage lender
- Paragon Vision Sciences
Paragon Vision Sciences manufactures the Paragon CRT orthokeratology contact lenses.-History:Founded in 1976, Paragon was the first company to introduce oxygen permeable contact lens materials to independent laboratories in the United States....
, a contact lens manufacturer
- Paragon Software, a computer game company founded in 1987
- Paragon Application Systems
Paragon Application Systems is an American software company specializing in test and simulation applications for EFT systems. Their customers are banks, credit unions, payment processors and interbank networks...
, a software company in the EFT industry, founded in 1994
- Paragon Software Group
Paragon Software Group produces hard drive management tools, such as partition managers, boot managers, back up software and system duplication software. Paragon products are available in personal or corporate versions, for use on PCs, servers or networks...
- Paragon Footwear
Paragon footwear is an Indian company, which is engaged in the manufacture as well as marketing of different kind of footwears. Their main products are slippers. It is considered to be one of the biggest in the organized rubber footwear sector...
, India's largest footwear company
- Paragon Space Development Corporation
Paragon Space Development Corporation is a company in Tucson, Arizona. It was founded by Jane Poynter and Taber MacCallum. They have supplied hardware to more than 70 spaceflight missions, including ones to the International Space Station and Mir...
Media and entertainment
- John Paragon, actor, writer, and director
- Paragon (band)
Paragon is a speed metal/power metal band from Hamburg, Germany.-Biography:Paragon was founded by guitarist Martin Christian . After releasing some demo tapes and a mini-CD, they were able to release an album in 1994, the debut World of Sin...
, a heavy metal band from Germany
- Paragon (Cooper Roth), Marvel Comics superhero
- Paragon (Maya), a fictional character in the video game Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects
- Paragon City, a fictional city in the computer game City of Heroes
- Paragon cymbals are a line of cymbals made by Sabian, designed specifically for drummer Neil Peart
- Paragon is a liveship in the bookseries by Robin Hobb
Robin Hobb is the second pen name of novelist Margaret Astrid Lindholm Ogden who produces primarily fantasy fiction, although she has published some science fiction....
- Paragon is the name of a 1978 pinball machine made by Bally Manufacturing Corporation
- Paragon is one of the professions available in the PC game Guild Wars Nightfall
Guild Wars Nightfall is a fantasy Action RPG and the third stand-alone campaign in the Guild Wars computer game series developed by Seattle-based game developer studio ArenaNet, a subsidiary of NCSoft corporation...
- Paragon SWP
Paragon is the name of Games Warehouse Limited's interactive SWP machine found in pubs across Great Britain. Currently in its third incarnation, Paragon offers pubgoers entertainment and the chance to win modest cash prizes for an initial stake of 50p. The payout percentage which the machine...
, a computer gaming terminal
- Intel Paragon
The Intel Paragon was a series of massively parallel supercomputers produced by Intel. The Paragon XP/S was a productized version of the experimental Touchstone Delta system built at Caltech, launched in 1992. The Paragon superseded Intel's earlier iPSC/860 system, to which it was closely...
, a series of massively parallel supercomputers
- Paragon CRT, a method of corneal refraction developed by Paragon Vision Sciences
- HMS Paragon
Two ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Paragon:* HMS Paragon was a 42-gun ship launched in 1633 as . She was renamed Paragon in 1650 and was burnt at sea in 1655. was an Acasta-class destroyer launched in 1913 and sunk in 1917....
, the name of two ships of the Royal Navy
- Paragon, a mountain bike in the Gary Fisher
Gary Christopher Fisher is considered one of the inventors of the modern mountain bike.Fisher started competing in road and track races at 12. He was suspended in 1968 because race organizers cited a rule that his hair was too long. By 1972 this rule had been repealed and Fisher's career continued...
- Paragon, traditional point-size name for a 20-pt font size