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Casas

[kah-sahs]
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noun
  1. Bar·to·lo·mé de las [bahr-taw-law-me th e lahs] /ˌbɑr tɔ lɔˈmɛ ðɛ lɑs/. Las Casas, Bartolomé de.
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casa

[kah-suh, -sah]
noun Southwestern U.S.
  1. a house.
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Origin of casa

1835–45, Americanism; < Spanish < Latin: hut, cabin

Las Casas

[lahs kah-sahs]
noun
  1. 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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Related Words

sanctuary, dwelling, habitat, house, haunt, crib, quarters, lodging, home, apartment, domicile, pad, flat, joint, base, address, hole, seat, hearth, residence

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Historical Examples

  • It was celebrated with just praise by Oviedo, Casas, and Herrera.

    The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 1 of 2)

    George Warburton

  • Let a stranger go to their casas and their hospitality is never wanting.

  • 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.