- a department in SW France. 3615 sq. mi. (9365 sq. km). Capital: Mont-de-Marsan.
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Examples from the Web for landes
Rabbi Landes, you want to sound open-minded about Purim by offering gifts to your adversaries—as you say, to a BDSer.
I am sorry, Rabbi Landes, but I could never celebrate Purim the same way after 1994.
Rabbi Landes cites Baruch Goldstein with the same embarrassment many of us feel.
It has been a sort of pilgrimage, I think—gasthaus zur Landes Grenze.The Book-Hunter
John Hill Burton
Why should a poor shepherd of the Landes for ever wear his stilts?The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper
Martin Farquhar Tupper
The desolation of the Landes is an ordered, a commercial desolation.A Tramp's Notebook
When young, the peasant women of the Landes are not striking.Autumn Impressions of the Gironde
Isabel Giberne Sieveking
Her husband had a good estate, but bought Crowne landes; he mortgaged, etc.Brief Lives (Vol. 2 of 2)
- a department of SW France, in Aquitaine region. Capital: Mont-de-Marsan. Pop: 341 254 (2003 est). Area: 9364 sq km (3652 sq miles)
- a region of SW France, on the Bay of Biscay: occupies most of the Landes department and parts of Gironde and Lot-et-Garonne; consists chiefly of the most extensive forest in France. Area: 14 000 sq km (5400 sq miles)
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