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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.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After a stint with a replacement Head Mistress went sour, R seriously considered shutting down La Domaine for good.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Although a home setting, La Domaine operates under the same regulations as other professional BDSM establishments.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 21 years of operation, La Domaine has served over 6,000 clients from over 25 different countries and nearly 500 couples.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.