La Mancha

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La Man·cha

 (lä män′chə)
A region of south-central Spain. The high, mostly barren plateau is the setting for Cervantes's Don Quixote.

La Mancha

(Spanish la ˈmantʃa)
(Placename) a plateau of central Spain, between the mountains of Toledo and the hills of Cuenca: traditionally associated with episodes in Don Quixote. Average height: 600 m (2000 ft)

La Man•cha

(lɑ ˈmɑn tʃə)
a plateau region in central Spain.
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In a village of La Mancha, the name of which I have no desire to call to mind, there lived not long since one of those gentlemen that keep a lance in the lance-rack, an old buckler, a lean hack, and a greyhound for coursing.
Recollecting, however, that the valiant Amadis was not content to call himself curtly Amadis and nothing more, but added the name of his kingdom and country to make it famous, and called himself Amadis of Gaul, he, like a good knight, resolved to add on the name of his, and to style himself Don Quixote of La Mancha, whereby, he considered, he described accurately his origin and country, and did honour to it in taking his surname from it.
He who starts on a deliberate quest of adventure goes forth but to gather dead-sea fruit, unless, indeed, he be beloved of the gods and great amongst heroes, like that most excellent cavalier Don Quixote de la Mancha. By us ordinary mortals of a mediocre animus that is only too anxious to pass by wicked giants for so many honest windmills, adventures are entertained like visiting angels.
class="MsoNormalAccording to officials, Ben Mancha, 43, and his wife Phoebe Kamire, 38, were found dead inside their house on Saturday morning by their neighbour.
The bodies of Ben Mancha, 43, and Phoebe Kamire, 38, were found by a neighbour who went to visit them.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 3, 2018-La Mancha Closes Acquisition of 30% interest in Golden Star Resources for USD 125.7m
Golden Star Resources announced that La Mancha Holding, a Luxembourg-incorporated private gold investment company, has agreed to an equity investment of $125.7M to acquire a 30% stake in Golden Star Resources, which operates the Wassa and Prestea underground mines in Ghana.
In 2005 Francisco Parra Luna, Manuel Fernandez Nieto, and several of their colleagues at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid published a book titled El lugar de la Mancha es ...
London: Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") has upgraded the underlying rating to Ba3 from B1 of the EUR110 million guaranteed senior secured loan, due 2031 raised by Autovia de la Mancha S.A.