Blanco


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Blanco

(French blanko)
n
(Biography) Serge (sɛrʒ). born 1958, French Rugby Union footballer; won 93 caps (1980–91) and scored 38 tries in internationals (a French record)
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In the whole world there can be no more dreary view than that from the northern slope of the Sierra Blanco. As far as the eye can reach stretches the great flat plain-land, all dusted over with patches of alkali, and intersected by clumps of the dwarfish chaparral bushes.
Looking down from the Sierra Blanco, one sees a pathway traced out across the desert, which winds away and is lost in the extreme distance.
"To the right of the Sierra Blanco -- so we shall reach the Rio Grande," said another.
In carrying so many together she let one fall at the feet of the barber, who took it up, curious to know whose it was, and found it said, "History of the Famous Knight, Tirante el Blanco."
"God bless me!" said the curate with a shout, "'Tirante el Blanco' here!
He saw the white-walled, water-power factories of Rio Blanco. He saw the six thousand workers, starved and wan, and the little children, seven and eight years of age, who toiled long shifts for ten cents a day.
The strike, or, rather, the lockout, because the workers of Rio Blanco had helped their striking brothers of Puebla.
S., where the trade-wind loses its regularity, and heavy torrents of rain fall periodically, the shores of the Pacific, so utterly desert in Peru, assume near Cape Blanco the character of luxuriance so celebrated at Guyaquil and Panama.
And that harpoon--so like a corkscrew now--was flung in Javan seas, and run away with by a whale, years afterward slain off the Cape of Blanco.
Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, who became the state's first female elected governor only to see her political career derailed by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, has died.
Investment company Hipgnosis Songs Fund has bought the music catalogue of awardwinning US hitmaker Benny Blanco. Hipgnosis, which makes its investors money through song rights and royalties, said it had acquired 100% of Blanco's copyright ownership in songs released since 2015.
Randy Blanco, PRC-Nueva Vizcaya chairman, said the facility is the first and only blood center in Cagayan Valley.