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La Línea

[lah lee-ne-ah]
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  1. a seaport in S Spain, near Gibraltar.
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Historical Examples

  • When shelves had to be referred to, textus was used at Canterbury, and linea at Citeaux.

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    John Willis Clark

  • For days these men stood in linea blazing sun above, and treeless, waterless plains about.

  • Some movement of right half of abdomen, left half immobile, dulness extending from the flank as far forwards as linea semilunaris.

  • It was said of an ancient painter, Nulla dies sine linea: I say of your wild rant, Nulla linea sine mendacio.

  • These extracts will be sufficient to shew that the cases were arranged in three double rows, each double row being called a linea.

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British Dictionary definitions for linea

La Línea

  1. a town in SW Spain, on the Bay of Gibraltar. Pop: 61 892 (2003 est)Official name: La Línea de la Concepción (ðe la ˌkonθepˈθjon)
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linea in Medicine


n. pl. lin•e•ae (-ē-ē′)
  1. A line.
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