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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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  • Then there was latour, a Frenchman, serving his second year.

    In the Foreign Legion Erwin Rosen
  • Like many other French légionnaires, latour was serving for rehabilitation.

    In the Foreign Legion Erwin Rosen
  • latour had gone to the cab to ask the ladies to let him travel with them.

    The Royal Life Guard Alexander Dumas (pere)
  • latour delighted in music as an epicure delights at a feast.

    Mohawks, Volume 1 of 3 Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • latour, and started for Ringwood with Rena and two maids in a coach and six.

    Mohawks, Volume 1 of 3 Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • latour, with unexampled generosity, offered his own cayuse, "Louis."

    The Sky Pilot Ralph Connor
  • Mr. latour was believed to be French, but even of that nobody was certain.

    The Count's Chauffeur William Le Queux
  • The count, whose name was latour, was merely a tool of Dupins.

  • It was plain to be seen that the audience was pleased with latour's defiance.

    The Darrow Enigma Melvin L. Severy
  • "Mr. latour, you and Purvis may go on slowly—I'll overtake you soon," I said.

    The Light in the Clearing

    Irving Bacheller
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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