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La Tour

[lah too r; French la toor] /lɑ ˈtʊər; French la ˈtur/
noun
1.
Georges de
[zhawrzh duh] /ʒɔrʒ də/ (Show IPA),
1593–1652, French painter.
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  • A secret article respecting the demolition of the fort at La Tour was eluded by the court.

    L'Histoire Des Vaudois J. Bresse et al.
  • Hardly could La Tour have told you why, but he sank back in his seat with a sense of relief.

    Scaramouche Rafael Sabatini
  • Indeed, Guynemer said later that La Tour loved him more than any other did.

    Georges Guynemer Henry Bordeaux
  • La Tour could not move the Admiral to any leniency for Germain.

    The False Chevalier William Douw Lighthall
  • La Tour de Nesle, as lurid as is its plot, would be mild meat for the frequenters of the minor theaters of Paris.

    Nasby in Exile David R. Locke
  • La Tour, being Huguenot, could count on firm friends in Boston.

  • La Tour d'Azyr had quitted the front of the box to meet those who came to join him.

    Scaramouche Rafael Sabatini
  • They danced round in a ring singing "La Tour, prends garde!"

    The Gods are Athirst Anatole France
  • They were lodged in three rooms in the Louvre, in a tower called “La Tour de la libraire.”

    The Story of Books Gertrude Burford Rawlings
  • "But it is better for the boy that he died, Marie," murmured La Tour.

    The Lady of Fort St. John Mary Hartwell Catherwood
British Dictionary definitions for La Tour

La Tour

/French la tur/
noun
1.
Georges de (ʒɔrʒ də). ?1593–1652, French painter, esp of candlelit religious scenes
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