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[luh-sal; German lah-sahl]
  1. Fer·di·nand [fur-dn-and; German fer-di-nahnt] /ˈfɜr dnˌænd; German ˈfɛr dɪˌnɑnt/, 1825–64, German socialist and writer.
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Examples from the Web for lassalle

Historical Examples

  • Lassalle is a better pupil of the Master than the priests who denounce socialism.

    Dreamers of the Ghetto

    I. Zangwill

  • "That is not my fault, my dear Friedland," said Lassalle suavely.

  • "Perfect," cried Lassalle, who had been listening complacently.

  • Lassalle felt that the test-moment of his life had come, and the man of action must rise to it.

  • Lassalle's was not a second later, but he had already received his death-wound.

British Dictionary definitions for lassalle


  1. Ferdinand (ˈfɛrdinant). 1825–64, German socialist and writer: a founder of the first German workers' political party (1863), which later became the Social Democratic Party
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