Definitions of Las

  1. A lace. See Lace.
  2. Less.

Quotes of Las

  1. I met Elvis first in Las Vegas. I think I was appearing with Tom Jones and he came backstage to say hello to Tom or we went to his dressing room to say hello. – Norm Crosby
  2. Obviously, I try to make the films work for an audience. That's the main point of making a film, and in retrospect, one can see that certain films, let's say Leaving Las Vegas, demonstrated its own success. – Mike Figgis
  3. Hatred is not what Las Vegas is about. We will have zero tolerance for anyone who is intolerant. – Oscar Goodman
  4. My 2005 calendar we actually did a shoot in Lake Las Vegas. Since I had requests do some swimwear and athletic shots we tried them and they came out good so we inserted them into the new calendar. – Natalie Gulbis
  5. People don't know where to place me. Terry Gilliam used me as a quirky cop in 'Twelve Monkeys', and then he hired me again to be an effeminate hotel clerk in 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas'. Another time, I was shooting this indie film 'The Souler Opposite' and six days a week, I'm playing this big puppy dog, then I come to the 'NYPD Blue' set and become this scumbag. – Christopher Meloni
  6. I work a lot, and not just in Las Vegas. – Juice Newton
  7. I lost $35, 000 in less than a week at the Mirage in Las Vegas. – Dennis Rodman
  8. Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas. – Paul Samuelson
  9. It is not easy to get rich in Las Vegas, at Churchill Downs, or at the local Merrill Lynch office. – Paul Samuelson
  10. After Leaving Las Vegas I did assume that things would get a lot easier than they've been. But it's just been a mirror of the way my career's been from the beginning, so for it to have changed would have been strange. My career has never been perfect. – Elisabeth Shue
  11. I had a big troupe, a big army and it was a lot of fun. And, after 10 years of that, I just decided that I wanted to travel and do special dates. I go to Las Vegas these days. – Bobby Vinton
  12. Howard Hughes himself was a regular at the restaurant, and in a way it became his headquarters, too. Howard had recently relocated to Las Vegas, so when he wanted to do business in Los Angeles, he went into the back of our restaurant to use the telephone. – Esther Williams

Usage examples for Las

  1. Count Las Cases, a small man, whose thin eager face and furtive glances revealed his bent for intrigue, was the eldest of the party. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  2. Each time we met her my American friend never failed to praise the beauty of the Marquesa de Las Salinas. – Adventures in the Philippine Islands by Paul P. de La Gironière
  3. The prisoners were taken to the nearest railroad, at Las Vegas, where a mob tried to take them away from the posse, to string them up. – History of 'Billy the Kid' by Chas. A. Siringo
  4. One of the earliest causes of ill feeling between the islanders of Cuba and the people of Spain occurred just at the end of the administration of Las Casas in 1796. In the seventy years prior to that time a great navy yard grew up on the Bay of Havana, and 114 war vessels were built there to convoy the Spanish treasure ships. – Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom by Trumbull White
  5. On the very summit he was overtaken by the post and driven down at a gallop to Las Cuevas. – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  6. Mr. Ricketts justly calls Las Lanzas the unique historic picture. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  7. They dined between eight and nine, Madame Montholon being seated on Napoleon's right; Las Cases on his left, and Gourgaud, Montholon, and Las Cases' son sitting opposite. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  8. He rode back into Las Palmas and breakfasted at the lunch counter. – The Desert Valley by Jackson Gregory
  9. General Wheeler, a former Confederate who was now in command of the cavalry, met and defeated a Spanish force at Las Guasimas. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  10. Las Nuevas was what it called itself: The News. – Starr, of the Desert by B. M Bower
  11. The object of Bartholomew de las Casas was undoubtedly to save the American Indians, whose cruel treatment and almost extirpation he had witnessed during his residence among them, and in whose behalf he had undertaken a voyage to the court of Spain. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament (1808), Vol. I by Thomas Clarkson
  12. Finally, in 1542, Las Casas persuaded his king, Charles V, to put an end to Indian slavery of every form. – Introductory American History by Henry Eldridge Bourne Elbert Jay Benton
  13. Gourgaud was transferred to the " Slaney," which soon set sail for Torbay, while Las Cases reported to Napoleon on L'Ile d'Aix what had happened. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  14. Each age may bear the name of a wise legislator or eminent personage: the ages of modern history are those of 1. Columbus, 2. Las Casas, 3. William Penn, 4. Washington, 5. Bolivar. – The American Nations, Vol. I. by C. S. Rafinesque
  15. You shall have the best in Las Palmas to- night. – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss
  16. At any rate some one was there in the yard of Las Nuevas, and it would not be wise for Starr to attempt getting over the wall. – Starr, of the Desert by B. M Bower
  17. It had not occurred to him that so innocuous a sheet as Las Nuevas should be implicated, and yet, why not? – Starr, of the Desert by B. M Bower
  18. I found that the spot where the Arbol de las Manitas stands is 8825 feet above the level of the sea. – The Romance of Natural History, Second Series by Philip Henry Gosse
  19. They did not know whether their pursuers had turned about and gone back to Las Plumas, or were taking the road leisurely, intending to stop at Muletown until morning. – With Hoops of Steel by Florence Finch Kelly
  20. In a sense of this historical unity, at Las Huelgas we felt as much at home as if we had been English tourists, and we had our feudal pride in the palaces where the Gastilian nobles used to live in Burgos as we returned to the town. – Familiar Spanish Travels by W. D. Howells

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