Ladysmith


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Ladysmith

(ˈleɪdɪˌsmɪθ)
n
(Placename) a city in E South Africa: besieged by Boers for four months (1899–1900) during the Boer War. Pop: 41 427 (2001)
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Cronje surrendered at Paardeberg, Ladysmith was relieved, and at the beginning of March Lord Roberts marched into Bloemfontein.
We sat in the parlor of Charley Roberts' pub in Apia, drinking long Abu Hameds compounded and shared with us by the aforesaid Charley Roberts, who claimed the recipe direct from Stevens, famous for having invented the Abu Hamed at a time when he was spurred on by Nile thirst--the Stevens who was responsible for "With Kitchener to Kartoun," and who passed out at the siege of Ladysmith.
"Not more so than the Light Horseman's dodge of poisoning the troughs; that happened at Ladysmith before Christmas; and two kind friends did for that blackguard what you and I are going to do for this one, and a firing-party did the rest.
The damage to the wickets at Ashton Ladysmith Cricket Club in Tameside was discovered earlier this week.
1900: In the Boer War, General Buller relieved Ladysmith, besieged by Boer forces for 118 days.
Katherine Janet Ingram Katherine Janet Ingram, 75 of Ladysmith, WI, died on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at Marshfield Medical Center in Eau Claire, WI.
has agreed to acquire the Ladysmith, Wisconsin facility of Washington, US-based paper manufacturer Clearwater Paper Corp.
Adam Vaitilingam QC, prosecuting, told a jury at Bristol Crown Court that South African national Wallace carried out the alleged attack at her flat in Ladysmith Road, Westbury Park, Bristol.
Ladysmith Pet Supplies in Ballymena, Co Antrim, has been targeted by criminals in the past.
Four-time Grammy Award winners Ladysmith Black Mambazo (a talented and popular South African singing group) present Songs of Peace & Love for Kids & Parents Around the World, an all-ages, family-friendly album brimming with positive, feel-good music and thoughtful civic messages.