La Salle


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

La Salle

 (lə săl′, lä), Sieur de Title of Robert Cavelier. 1643-1687.
French explorer in North America who, having descended the Mississippi River to its mouth, named the entire drainage basin "Louisiana," claiming it for France (1682).
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

La Salle

(lə ˈsæl)
n
(Placename) a city in SE Canada, in Quebec: a S suburb of Montreal. Pop (with Émard): 100 327 (2006)

La Salle

(French la sal)
n
(Biography) Sieur Robert Cavelier de (rɔbɛr kavəlje də). 1643–87, French explorer and fur trader in North America; founder of Louisiana (1682)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

La Salle

(lə ˈsæl, ˈsɑl)
n.
1. (René) Robert Cavelier, Sieur de, 1643–87, French explorer of North America.
2. a city in S Quebec, in E Canada: suburb of Montreal. 75,621.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

La Salle

The La Salle was a car made by the Cadillac Motor Car Company. It was manufactured from 1927 until 1940.
1001 Words and Phrases You Never Knew You Didn’t Know by W.R. Runyan Copyright © 2011 by W.R. Runyan
References in periodicals archive ?
SAN Beda University tries to extend its unbeaten streak when it takes on heavy favorite De La Salle in the main game on Friday of the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup on Friday at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
St John Baptist de La Salle was born to a wealthy family in Reims, France on April 30, 1651.
Freshmen Jovan Marfiga and Shanden Vergara found the back of the net as De La Salle continued its amazing run by dethroning defending champion University of the Philippines with a thrilling 2-1 victory on Thursday to reach the finals for the first time in four years at Rizal Memorial Stadium.
MULTAN -- The administration of La Salle Higher Secondary School organised a ceremony to pay rich tribute to founder of the missionary school, John Baptist de La Salle, for his educational and social services here on Sunday.
JOSE BRUNEAU DE LA SALLE, a well-known figure in French racing and a member of the France Galop committee, has resigned from all posts with the governing body amid allegations in a leading newspaper that he sexually abused two minors.
New York7: Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'BBB' rating to approximately $41.8 million of revenue bonds, series 2017, issued by the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development on behalf of La Salle University (La Salle).
La 4e journee du championnat Excellence de handball (hommes) prevu jeudi et vendredi prochains, sera marquee par la retransmission en direct sur la chaine Dzair tv du match HBC El Biar - IC Ouargla qui aura lieu a 17h30 a la salle Mokh-tar-Aribi.
La salle Karnak pour la vente aux encheres a Heliopolis renferme des chefs-d'oeuvre rares comprenant des ouvrages en argent, en metal alpaca, christophel et shefeld appartenant tous a des pachas et l'elite de la societe.
A COURT in the UK is hearing a legal battle over a historic abuse case involving the De La Salle Brothers.
Grubb & Ellis Company announced that it facilitated a long-term lease of La Salle Academy's 55,000 s/f facilities located at 44 E.