Luce


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Luce

 (lo͞os), Clare Boothe 1903-1987.
American writer and public official. She wrote several plays, including The Women (1936), and served as US representative from Connecticut (1943-1947) and ambassador to Italy (1953-1956).

Luce

, Henry Robinson 1898-1967.
American editor and publisher who cofounded Time (1923) and founded Fortune (1930), Life (1936), and Sports Illustrated (1954).

luce

(luːs)
n
(Animals) another name for pike1
[C14: from Old French lus, from Late Latin lūcius pike]

Luce

(lus)

n.
1. Clare Boothe, 1903–87, U.S. writer and diplomat (wife of Henry Robinson Luce).
2. Henry Robinson, 1898–1967, U.S. editor and publisher.
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Noun1.Luce - United States publisher of magazines (1898-1967)
2.Luce - United States playwright and public official (1902-1987)
References in classic literature ?
He seemed to have a special spite against this woman; and, flourishing his whip, said, in brutal, guttural tones, "What dis yer, Luce,--foolin' a'" and, with the word, kicking the woman with his heavy cowhide shoe, he struck Tom across the face with his whip.
Luce (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) is the adopted son of two white parents, Peter Edgar (Tim Roth) and Amy Edgar (Naomi Watts).
Mme Amon Luce ete recue mardi par le cinquieme vice-president du conseil regional, N'guessan Denis, a qui elle a exprime ses attentes.
It was October in the Uwharrie mountains, the most beautiful place anywhere in the world I'd wager, and Luce and I floated out of her car as if god herself had swept down from the sky and wrapped us up in warm velvet blankets.
Lowri Wynn Morgan, prosecuting, said Luce turned into Trannon Court and drove on the wrong side of the road.
Luce suffered a bullet wound on the chest and was brought to Our Lady of Caysasay Hospital for treatment.
To understand the nature of this crisis, we could not find a better guide than Edward Luce's The Retreat of Western Liberalism.
El noticiario Luce fue uno de los medios cinematograficos mas importantes utilizado por Mussolini para difundir la propaganda oficial del regimen fascista.
A car valued at PS31,000 and a moped worth PS2,500 was stolen in the burglary at RJ Williams Talsarnau while nine bicycles and cash was stolen from Snowdonia Cycles in Llanbedr by Jones and Luce.
Luce joined State Street in 1996 and has significant experience in client relationship and institutional investor services.
So it's with far less trepidation that the Roving Park Players opens their ninth hopscotching season with two weekends of performances of Boothe Luce's acerbic look at the society ladies of Manhattan's Upper East Side.
El archivo cinematografico del Instituto Luce es posiblemente uno de los fondos documentales mas ricos sobre cine de no ficcion.