[loo-kahs] /ˈlu kɑs/ (Show IPA), 1792–1853, Mexican historian and politician.
It is on account of the valedictory words of this History that I have introduced the name of alaman on this occasion.
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 119, September, 1867 Various
I have also some volumes of alaman, who brings things down to 1846.
Diplomatic Days Edith O’Shaughnessy
It is the Republic which beats back from the ransomed lands the new attacks of the Frank and the alaman.
The Chief Periods of European History Edward A. Freeman
There was no more obnoxious heretic in Toulouse than alaman de Roaix.
A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume I Henry Charles Lea
The leading features in the life of a Turkoman are the alaman (predatory expedition) or the Tchapao (the surprise).
Travels in Central Asia Arminius Vmbry
alam language A language for symbolic mathematics, especially General Relativity. See also CLAM. [“ALAM Programmer’s Manual”, Ray D’Inverno, 1970]. (1994-10-28) Historical Examples After a reign of thirty years he was deposed by his son Aurangzib, known also as alam Gir. The World’s Greatest Books, Vol XII. Arthur Mee Goodness knows if they will live— Wallahu […]
. a confederation of Germanic tribes, first recorded in the 3rd century a.d., that settled in the area between the Rhine, Main, and Danube rivers, and made harassing attacks against the Roman Empire. Historical Examples He completely overthrew the Alamanni in the great battle of Strassburg (August 357). Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice […]
. the high German speech of Switzerland, Alsace, and southwestern Germany. Compare (def 3). of or relating to Alemannic or the Alemanni. Historical Examples Clovis had vowed that he would embrace Christianity if he should prevail against the Alamannic Odin. The Story of Switzerland Lina Hug Reminiscences of an Alamannic migration saga can be traced […]
Chiefly Southwestern U.S. a public walk shaded with trees. (in Latin America) a boulevard, park, or public garden having such a walk. a city in W California. Historical Examples He was in the library of an alameda county lawyer, host of the Stanley and the Windham families. Port O’ Gold Louis John Stellman Some were […]