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  1. Ca·mi·lo Jo·sé [kah-mee-law haw-se] /kɑˈmi lɔ hɔˈsɛ/, 1916–2001, Spanish writer.
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Examples from the Web for cela

Historical Examples of cela

  • The Emperor put the paper in my hand, and said, 'Expliquez-moi cela.'

    The History of "Punch"

    M. H. Spielmann

  • "We left Cela for a test trip, sir," said the young man at the controls.

    Talents, Incorporated

    William Fitzgerald Jenkins

  • The species are larger than most of those of Cela and Anomalopteryx.

    Extinct Birds

    Walter Rothschild

  • But for another relation—it was all different—and rightly so—and so very different—'Cela ne se peut nullement'—as in Malherbe.

  • Cela forme la chambre des reprsentans et lon prend toujours les suffrages par ville.

British Dictionary definitions for cela


  1. Camilo José (kaˈmilo xoˈse). 1916–2002, Spanish novelist and essayist. His works include The Family of Pascual Duarte (1942), La Colmena (1951), and La Cruz de San Andres (1994). Nobel prize for literature 1989
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