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La Porte

[luh pawrt, pohrt] /lə ˈpɔrt, ˈpoʊrt/
noun
1.
a city in NW Indiana.
2.
a town in S Texas.
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  • La Porte, the secretary of the colonial minister, was in the service of the ring.

    The Conquest of New France George M. Wrong
  • She didn't pretind to be remainin' in La Porte jist for her hilth.

    The Comstock Club Charles Carroll Goodwin
  • I told him, so far as was necessary, and he concluded heartlessly: "Ce sont des gens qu'il faut mettre a La Porte."

    Some Short Stories Henry James
  • I like to imagine that famous meeting at La Porte, when that Valley, then nameless, changed hands.

  • Was compelled to avail myself of livery accommodations in order to meet my evening engagement at La Porte.

    Ocean to Ocean on Horseback Willard Glazier
  • La Porte s'ouvrit et mon fils Olg accourut; il se tenait auprs de mon fauteuil, quand Palladia apparut tout coup devant moi.

  • Arch knew how to manage La Porte, who was vain, and prided himself upon being a 'masher.'

    Out of a Labyrinth

    Lawrence L. Lynch
  • Worse still: his portrait is missing from his room, and is discovered 'salement placarde a La Porte des lieux d'aisance'!

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • C'est une chose ke novele,Ki mult est errant et isnele,E ki bone novele porteSeurement bute a La Porte.

  • Occasionally cries were raised of "A La Porte les claqueurs;" but such a cry as "A La Porte les rieurs," had never been heard.

    A Book of the Play Dutton Cook

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