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at·lan·tes

 (ăt-lăn′tēz)
n. Architecture
Plural of atlas.

atlantes

(ətˈlæntiːz)
n
(Architecture) the plural of atlas4

at•las

(ˈæt ləs)

n., pl. at•las•es for 1-3, at•lan•tes (ætˈlæn tiz)
for 5.
1. a bound collection of maps.
2. a bound volume of charts, plates, or tables illustrating any subject.
3. the first cervical vertebra, which supports the head.
4. Also called telamon. a sculptural figure of a man used as a column.Compare caryatid.
[1580–90 in sense “prop, support”; as name for a collection of maps, said to be from illustrations of Atlas supporting the globe in early books of this kind]

At•las

(ˈæt ləs)

n., pl. At•las•es.
1. a Titan, condemned by Zeus to support the sky on his shoulders.
2. a person who supports a heavy burden; mainstay.
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London: Fitch Ratings has upgraded two tranches of Atlantes Mortgage No.1 Plc (AM1) and Atlantes Mortgages No.2 Plc (AM2) and affirmed the others.
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Beside the museum was a lovely edifice decorated with a pair of atlantes. This was the Grand Hotel de Londres.
En las referencias a los guanches aproxima, en muchas ocasiones, la historia a la mitologia, aparecen como atlantes, situa a esta cultura aborigen proxima al mito de la Edad de Oro dentro del mito de las tres edades, son idealizados, modestos, generosos con honor.
QUETTA -- Balochistan government and Atlantes Groups inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish power plants in Balochistan to generate 500 MW electricity to cater need of electricity in the province.