- Bar·to·lo·mé de las [bahr-taw-law-me th e lahs] /ˌbɑr tɔ lɔˈmɛ ðɛ lɑs/. Las Casas, Bartolomé de.
- a house.
Origin of casa
1835–45, Americanism; < Spanish < Latin: hut, cabin
- Bar·to·lo·mé de [bahr-taw-law-me th e] /ˌbɑr tɔ lɔˈmɛ ðɛ/, 1474–1566, Spanish Dominican missionary and historian in the Americas.
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Examples from the Web for casas
It was celebrated with just praise by Oviedo, Casas, and Herrera.The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 1 of 2)
Let a stranger go to their casas and their hospitality is never wanting.Thirty Years on the Frontier
After leaving Casas Grandes our road was really lonesome and dangerous.
Signor me no signors, nor casa me no casas: but get you hence, or you are like to taste of the bastinado.
Mr. S. became excited and we started for Casas Grandes in a hurry; no time was lost.