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  1. Baron Victor,1861?–1947, Belgian architect.
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Examples from the Web for horta

Historical Examples

  • We anchored in the open roadstead of Horta, half a mile from the shore.

    The Innocents Abroad

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

  • If Horta had tried to apply pressure, he'd have turned obstinate on the instant.

    Creatures of the Abyss

    Murray Leinster

  • The day after my arrival at Horta was the feast of a great saint.

  • The town of Horta contains, I was told, upwards of 10,000 inhabitants.

  • Why—our agent in Horta tells me they spend fifty thousand pounds every year in advertising all over the world!

    A Set of Six

    Joseph Conrad

British Dictionary definitions for horta


  1. a port in the Azores, on the SE coast of Fayal Island


  1. Victor. 1861–1947, Belgian architect, best known for his early buildings in Art Nouveau style
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