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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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  • latour said on one occasion, when his lordship's name had been mentioned by her pupil with perfect frankness.

    Mohawks, Volume 1 of 3 Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • Then there was latour, a Frenchman, serving his second year.

    In the Foreign Legion Erwin Rosen
  • "One would think you had some real affection for me," said latour.

    The Light That Lures Percy Brebner
  • latour had gone to the cab to ask the ladies to let him travel with them.

    The Royal Life Guard Alexander Dumas (pere)
  • "I would ask you to remember all that Citizen latour said to you," was the answer.

    The Light That Lures Percy Brebner
  • latour delighted in music as an epicure delights at a feast.

    Mohawks, Volume 1 of 3 Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • "Mademoiselle, I was a little rough with you when you were first brought here," said latour.

    The Light That Lures Percy Brebner
  • latour, with unexampled generosity, offered his own cayuse, "Louis."

    The Sky Pilot Ralph Connor
  • "I know all about you, mademoiselle," latour answered slowly.

    The Light That Lures Percy Brebner
  • It was plain to be seen that the audience was pleased with latour's defiance.

    The Darrow Enigma Melvin L. Severy
British Dictionary definitions for latour

Latour

/French latur/
noun
1.
Maurice Quentin de (mɔris kɑ̃tɛ̃ də) 1704–88, French pastelist noted for the vivacity of his portraits

La Tour

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