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de la Roche

[duh luh rawsh] /də lə ˈrɔʃ/
noun
1.
Mazo
[mey-zoh] /ˈmeɪ zoʊ/ (Show IPA),
1885–1961, Canadian novelist.
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  • The de la Roche shall be re-hung, and the false Wouvermans removed.

    Wild Margaret Geraldine Fleming
  • It would look better still if it were not hung so near that de la Roche; the two clash.

    Wild Margaret Geraldine Fleming
  • "We met in the battle and he told me," said de la Roche, speaking very slowly, for he grew weak.

    Red Eve H. Rider Haggard
  • Why could not de la Roche die without speaking, the faithless hound whom I had fed so well!

    Red Eve H. Rider Haggard
  • In October 1812 he was engaged by a Mr. de la Roche as a journeyman bookbinder; but the situation did not suit him.

  • About three months after his engagement with de la Roche, Faraday quitted him and bookbinding together.

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