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lande

(lɑ̃d)
n
(Physical Geography) a type of moorland in SW France
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With him came Aylward and Hordle John, armed as of old, but mounted for their journey upon a pair of clumsy Landes horses, heavy-headed and shambling, but of great endurance, and capable of jogging along all day, even when between the knees of the huge archer, who turned the scale at two hundred and seventy pounds.
On the other side lay a strip of vineyard, and beyond it the desolate and sandy region of the Landes, all tangled with faded gorse and heath and broom, stretching away in unbroken gloom to the blue hills which lay low upon the furthest sky-line.
She, the daughter of a petty baron, who boasted for all his domains but a ruinous tower, and an unproductive vineyard, and some few leagues of the barren Landes of Bourdeaux, her name was known wherever deeds of arms were done, known wider than that of many a lady's that had a county for a dowery.
Yes, it was related to me, a poor bishop, lost in the middle of the Landes, that the king had taken you as the confidant of his amours.
Es freut mich dass dies so ist, denn es muss, in ein haupts:achlich degree, h:oflich sein, dass man auf ein occasion like this, sein Rede in die Sprache des Landes worin he boards, aussprechen soll.
We will disguise ourselves as monster pulchinellos or shepherds of the Landes, and we shall have complete success.
Lande said the family appeared to have committed suicide after consuming food and drinks mixed with pesticides.
Melissa Carleton, still in a semi-comatose state, gave birth by cesarean section to West Nathaniel Lande at 10:56 a.
Lande and Davis defend their claim that private damages actions are a greater deterrent than criminal cartel enforcement but continue to miss two key points: Incarcerating individuals deters cartels in a manner that no financial penalty can, and cartel deterrence requires the detection tools available only in criminal enforcement.
Carl Lande offers Southeast Asian scholars another seminal contribution in this quantitative analysis of the 1992 Philippine presidential elections.
Laurie Lande signed up for a college class on "foreign correspondence.
This time variation of the neutrino flux coincides with the well-known 11-year cycle of solar activity," says physicist Kenneth Lande of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.