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OTHER WORDS FROM LusitaniaLu·si·ta·ni·an, adjective, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for Lusitania
She enjoys the first of her new supply while murmuring "how dreadful" while reading at breakfast of the sinking of the Lusitania.
I know not how the collection of the author of the Bibliotheca Lusitania became part of the royal library.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
Nearly everybody, however, believed at the last moment that Sirdeller had transferred his passage to the Lusitania.The Double Four|E. Phillips Oppenheim
The Lusitania happened to be importing goods available in war, therefore the Lusitania must be sunk.
It is still a matter of mystery to the directing Prussian mind why the sinking of the Lusitania should have shocked the world.
But the two great factors in the national change of feeling were the Lusitania and the training-camps.The Marne|Edith Wharton
British Dictionary definitions for Lusitania
Cultural definitions for Lusitania
A British passenger ship sunk by a German submarine off the coast of Ireland in 1915. Germany, then at war with Britain but not with the United States (see World War I), had warned Americans against traveling on the ship. More than a hundred Americans died in the sinking. The incident worsened relations between Germany and the United States and encouraged American involvement in the war.