Galeras

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Galeras an active volcano in southeastern Colombia in the Andes
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Usage

In literature:

MONSIEUR JOURDAIN: Dar turbanta con galera.
"The Middle Class Gentleman" by Moliere
The squadron of four galeras, or galleys, was in charge of Captain Diego de Medrado.
"History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete" by John Lothrop Motley
We carried the breeze with us till we rounded the point of Galera.
"The Three Lieutenants" by W.H.G. Kingston
Troilo fled to Paris, and Orsini took Isabella from Bracciano to the lonely castle of Galera.
"Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 1" by Francis Marion Crawford
The town of Galera occupied a site singularly picturesque.
"History of The Reign of Philip The Second King of Spain" by William H. Prescott
You have nothing to do but to turn the galera round when you overtake it, and drive back.
"Ponce de Leon" by William Pilling
The highest place on the line is Galera tunnel, under Mount Meiggs.
"With the Battle Fleet" by Franklin Matthews
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In news:

Dominican Republic 's sleepy Las Galeras.
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