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Origin of Shangri-la
Example sentences from the Web for Shangri-la
They were called La Red Avispa (The Wasp Network) and claim to have successfully foiled a number of threats against the island.Of Cuban Spies, a Baby, and a Filmmaker: The Strange Tale of the Cuban Five|Nina Strochlic|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After a successful summer working alongside R, he officially offered her the reigns of La Domaine.
Now that Collette had left La Domaine, who was she a slave to, Collette or R?
After a stint with a replacement Head Mistress went sour, R seriously considered shutting down La Domaine for good.
Although a home setting, La Domaine operates under the same regulations as other professional BDSM establishments.
Vain also was the valour and ability he showed in the campaign against the Royalists in La Vende.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Edmund de la Pole, earl of Suffolk, on account of his near relationship to the house of York, beheaded.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Commenons, comme l'on dict, de chez nous, de la maison et habitation; puis nous sortirons dehors.
"The authority of Mademoiselle de La Vauvraye," was the unanswerable rejoinder.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Ajoutez cecy, s'il vous plaist, la grande difficult qu'il y a de tirer d'eux les mots mesmes qu'ils ont.
British Dictionary definitions for Shangri-la
Word Origin for Shangri-la
Cultural definitions for Shangri-la
A fictional land of peace and perpetual youth; the setting for the 1933 novel Lost Horizon by the English author James Hilton, but probably best known from the movie versions. Shangri-La is supposedly in the mountains of Tibet.