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Definitions

  • Francois Xavier de Laval
    Francois Xavier de Laval
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n DE a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Marie de l'Incarnation Marie de l'Incarnation
Robert Cavelier de la Salle Robert Cavelier de la Salle
de Levis de Levis
General the Marquis de Montcalm General the Marquis de Montcalm
de Salaberry de Salaberry
Marie de Medicis——147 Marie de Medicis——147
Concini, Leonora Galigai, and Mary De' Medici——149 Concini, Leonora Galigai, and Mary De' Medici——149
Cinq-mars and de Thou Going to Execution——215 Cinq-mars and de Thou Going to Execution——215

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: More than 100 professional cyclists participate in the Tour de France every year and the race is over 3,200 kilometers
    • n de The fourth letter of the Latin and English alphabets. It is rarely spelled out, being usually represented by the simple character. See D, 1.
    • de A French preposition, found in English only in some French phrases, as couleur de rose, or in proper names, as in Simon de Montfort, Cæur de Lion, De Vere, etc., either of Middle English origin, or modern and mere French. Its use in such names, following the name proper, and preceding what was originally, in most cases, the name of an estate, led to its acceptance as evidence of noble or gentle descent, corresponding in this to the German von and the Dutch van. But as the particle in proper names often originated without any such implication, and has also been often assumed without authority, it is in itself of no value as such evidence.
    • de A Latin preposition, meaning ‘from’ or ‘of,’ occurring in certain phrases often used in English: as, de novo, anew; de facto, of fact; de jure, of right.
    • de A verb-prefix of Latin origin, expressing in Latin, and hence with modifications in modern speech, various phases of the original meaning ‘from, away from, down from.’ Separative, denoting departure or removal—‘off, from off, away, down, out,’ or cessation or removal of the fundamental idea: de- privative, equivalent to un- or dis-privative.
    • de In some words a reduced form of the original Latin prefix dis-, Latin de- and dis- being in Old French and Middle English more or less merged in form and meaning (see dis-). See defer, deface, defame, decry, etc.
    • de A form of -d, -d, or -ed, -ed in older English, as in solde, tolde, fledde, etc., now extant only in made, the (contracted) preterit and past participle of make. See -ed, -ed.
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Quotations

  • John A. Lincoln
    John A. Lincoln
    “A cul-de-sac to which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled.”
  • Barnett Cock
    Barnett Cock
    “A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled.”
  • Renee Repound
    Renee Repound
    “We French found it and called it joie de vivre -- the joy of living.”
  • Lou Holtz
    Lou%20Holtz
    “It's not my job to motivate players. They bring extraordinary motivation to our program. It's my job not to de-motivate them.”

Idioms

Crème de la crème - The crème de la crème is the very best of something.
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Usage

In literature:

Bof togedder a-gwine ter kill him some dese days, 'n de opium am de wustest.
"In Connection with the De Willoughby Claim" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
In spite of this, one of the first acts of Marie de Medici as regent was to drive the Baron de Rosny and Duc de Sully away.
"Royal Palaces and Parks of France" by Milburg Francisco Mansfield
Crystal de Cambray de Brestalou and M. Victor de Marmont.
"The Bronze Eagle" by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
All de niggahs in de room whut's gwine to jine de gran' parade, fall out de do' an' fall in!
"Lady Luck" by Hugh Wiley
Her husband, Jean de Talizac, is the son of the Marquis de Fongereues.
"The Son of Monte Christo" by Jules Lermina
W'en de sun shine he'd go en lay off in de grass en kick at de gnats, en nibble at de mullen stalk en waller in de san'.
"Nights With Uncle Remus" by Joel Chandler Harris
Jacques de Rapin, Seigneur de Thoyras, was the second son of Pierre de Rapin.
"The Huguenots in France" by Samuel Smiles
Her elder sister, the Countess de Soissons, assisted by the Princess de Conti, was to preside at the ceremony.
"Louis XIV., Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
And by her death De Gex inherits the fortune of her father, a rich Spaniard, the Conde de Chamartin.
"The Stretton Street Affair" by William Le Queux
The conspiracy rested for some time between Madame de Chevreuse, Madame de Montbazon, Beaufort, Beaupuis, and Alexandre de Campion.
"Political Women (Vol. 1 of 2)" by Sutherland Menzies
Fer de grass musn' grow, while de sun shine hot, In de fiel' whar de sugar cane grow.
"Negro Folk Rhymes" by Thomas W. Talley
When De Retz sinks, Henri de Lalande will sink with him.
"My Sword's My Fortune" by Herbert Hayens
Guillaume-Alexandre de Vieux-Pont, Pierre-Anne-Marie de la Pailleterie, De Beaufremont, De Latour-Dupin, De Chatillon.
"The Conspirators" by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
President Steyn, Chief Commandant de Wet, and General de la Rey thought that the delegates had definite instructions.
"The Peace Negotiations" by J. D. Kestell
I know he no go 'long wi' de cappen, 'case I see de little chap close by de caboose after de gig row 'way.
"The Ocean Waifs" by Mayne Reid
Would the Abbe de Montesquiou and M. de Blacas still be his rivals?
"Memoirs To Illustrate The History Of My Time" by François Pierre Guillaume Guizot
Then come de cradlers of de wheat, de threshers, and de millers of de corn and de wheat, and de feeders of de cotton gin.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Henry de Koven, whose son is the musical genius, Reginald de Koven.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
I saw the Prefet de la Police, I saw the Duc de Rovigo, I saw Real and a dozen more officials.
"Angelot" by Eleanor Price
I have been comrade with Sieur de la Salle, with Henri de Tonty, and cannot be guilty of an act of treachery even for your sake.
"Beyond the Frontier" by Randall Parrish
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In poetry:

Honey in de rose, I spose, is
Put der fo' de bee;
Honey on her lips, I knows, is
Put der jes fo' me.
"Ma Lady's Lips Am Like De Honey" by James Weldon Johnson
Frunce su rumor el mar.
Los olivos palidecen.
Cantan las flautas de umbría
y el liso gong de la nieve.
"Preciosa Y El Aire" by Federico Garcia Lorca
Zien de matelooze wereld
Stralen nog van zoom tot zoom;
Heel de matelooze wereld
Bleef uw ongerepte droom!
"Invocatio Amoris" by Pieter Cornelis Boutens
Si prin vuietul de valuri,
Prin miscarea naltei ierbi,
Eu te fac s-auzi în taina
Mersul cirdului de cerbi;
"O Remain, Dear One" by Mihai Eminescu
Del salon en el angulo obscuro,
De su dueno tal vez olvidada,
Silenciosa y cubierta de polvo
Veiase el arpa.
"Rimas VII" by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
I vonder if ve all get stung,
Like vot de Yankees say;
Der Kaiser maype yet get hung,
If ve don't vin de day.
"Hans Begins To Wonder" by Abner Cosens

In news:

Houston DE Loud de-commits from Buffs.
Colts – Did not participate in practice: RB Donald Brown (knee), CB Darius Butler (shoulder), LB Dwight Freeney (ankle), LB Robert Mathis (knee), DE Fili Moala (knee), DE Cory Redding (knee) and NT Martin Tevaseu (ankle).
At 17, she married the prince de Lamballe, one of the sons of the Duc de Penthièvre.
Spain's pole dancer Shara Lecter performs during the 2nd Pole World Cup at the Casa de Espana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
PARIS—The Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris took on quite a challenge with "Art at War," an enormous survey of art in France during World War II, from the Munich Agreement in 1938 to the postwar period in 1947.
It takes approximately four minutes for Robert De Niro to make his first Robert De Niro face.
Robert De Niro and Jay-Z got into a tense beef at Leonardo DiCaprio's birthday bash the other night, when De Niro called the rapper disrespectful, Page Six can exclusively reveal.
Andrasch Starke celebrates on Danedream after winning the 2011 Prix De L´Arc De Triomphe at Longchamps.
DE – Rob Ninkovich DT – Vince Wilfork DT – Brandon Deaderick DE – Trevor Scott LB – Dont'a Hightower LB – Brandon Spikes LB – Jerod Mayo CB – Aqib Talib CB – Alfonzo Dennard S – Devin McCourty S – Steve Gregory.
Fabiola (madre) con su bebé Jesús de 1 año y Alejandro de 9 años.
Un análisis sobre la posibilidad de negar la ciudadanía estadounidense a hijos de indocumentados.
Entrevista de CNN por Juan Carlos López (4 de enero).
Students at Washington State University Tri-Cities in Richland create a Dia de los Muertos display on Oct 31, 2012 at the East Commons KRISTIN DE LA ROSA.
Cream Calendar Weekend Round-Up: Estilo de Día de los Muertos.
El piloto de McLaren Mercedes Lewis Hamilton, de Gran Bretaña, salta en celebración en el podio tras ganar el Gran Premio de Estados Unidos de F1 en Austin, Texas, el domingo, 18 de noviembre del 2012.
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In science:

To define polarized sections and their equivariant lifts, Boutet de Monvel [Bou] and Boutet de Monvel - Guillemin [BG] defined a complex ¯Dj , which is a good replacement for ¯∂b in the non-integrable case.
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
Based on these ideas, an ID-logic theory T is defined as consisting of a set of definitions and a set of classical logic sentences. A definition is an expression that defines a subset of predicates in terms of the other predicates.
SLDNFA-system
Nous analysons les deux cas o`u nous obtenons `a la limite soit une ´equation de Liouville (limite semiclassique), soit une ´equation de transport de type Boltzmann (limite de couplage faible).
Time Reversal for Classical Waves in Random Media
Abreu Faro, M. de and Rodrigo de Abreu Sobre um Princí pio de Energia-Entropia, Academia de Ciências de Lisboa, Lisboa, XXXI (1990).
The Energy-Entropy Principle
Definition 2 Let E be an el liptic curve defined over Q. 1. A Belyi parametrisation of E is a non-constant map algebraic map XΓ → E (defined over Q), with XΓ the projective curve (defined over Q) associated to a subgroup of finite index Γ of SL2 (Z), that we normalise by requiring that the 0-cusp is sent to the origin.
Belyi parametrisations of elliptic curves and congruence defects
Se ha calculado una nueva calibraci´on de la correlaci´on MV − W (OI 7774) usando mejores estimaciones de enro jecimientos y distancias de 27 estrellas calibradoras de tipos A-G, basadas en los parala jes y movimientos propios de los cat´alogos Hiparcos y Tycho.
A revised calibration of the Mv-W(OI 7774) relationship using Hipparcos data: Its application to Cepheids and evolved stars
La desviaci´on estandar de la calibraci´on usando la muestra combinada es comparable a la obtenida a partir de las 27 calibradoras primarias, lo que indica que el m´etodo permite obtener luminosidades medias de Cefeidas a partir de observaciones de OI7774 obtenidas al azar.
A revised calibration of the Mv-W(OI 7774) relationship using Hipparcos data: Its application to Cepheids and evolved stars
This result leads us the following definition Definition 5.2. A generalized super-Virasoro algebra is a Lie superalgebra eSVir[M , α] defined by (2.3) and (5.8) or SVir[M , α] defined by (2.3) and (5.17), where M is a subgroup of IF , α ∈ IF with 2α ∈ M .
Generalized Virasoro and Super-Virasoro Algebras and Modules of the Intermediate Series
K (P ) existe y es independiente de la forma de realizarse, se toma la funci´on K (P ) como la definicion de Curvatura Gaussiana Local en el punto P .
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
Para encontrar la deficiencia del vertice V tomamos la suma de todos los ´angulos internos de las caras de M con v´ertice V , y esta debe valer 2π − εv .
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
Cuando el n´umero de v´ertices y/o caras de M se incrementa, la Curvatura Local se puede aproximar a una funci´on continua: K (P ) = ̺ε , donde ̺ es la densidad de v´ertices y ε su deficiencia.
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
Definimos entonces el GRUPO FUNDAMENTAL como el conjunto de todas las clases de equivalencia con el producto de trayectorias dado anteriormente.
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
Axioma 3 Si el simplex T n−1 es frontera com´un de Tn y de T´n entonces la distancia entre dos puntos cualquiera de Tn−1 es la misma en los sitemas de referencia de Tn y de T´n .
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
Si conocemos la longitud de todos y cada uno de los huesos, entonces podemos conocer la estructura geom´etrica de los simplex y de la variedad.
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
Por definici´on tenemos que ρp es la densidad de flujo de huesos que salen de la juntura a traves de una superficie Σ ortogonal a Up .
Aproximacion Discreta de la Relatividad General
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