Definitions of Las

  1. Less.

Usage examples for Las

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. You shall have the best in Las Palmas to- night. – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss
  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. Mr. Ricketts justly calls Las Lanzas the unique historic picture. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. He rode back into Las Palmas and breakfasted at the lunch counter. – The Desert Valley by Jackson Gregory
  19. 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
  20. 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