a Latin hymn in honor of the Virgin Mary as Queen of Heaven.
Baron, Lubbock, Sir John. Also, Abury. a village in Wiltshire, England: site of one of the largest ceremonial megalithic structures in Europe. Historical Examples Avebury Church, just without the rampart, was originally a Saxon building, its aisles being Norman additions. Wanderings in Wessex Edric Holmes Stonehenge and Avebury in England are almost equally celebrated. The […]
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Richard, born 1923, U.S. photographer. Contemporary Examples Avedon distilled the picture frame to nothing but his subject against a white backdrop—wrinkles, bad teeth, and all. Remembering Irving Penn Philip Gefter October 7, 2009 Each shoot must have been an insane photographic circus, with Avedon as the ruthless (and charming) ringleader. A Photographer’s Circus Blake Gopnik […]
noun a port in N central Portugal, on the Aveiro lagoon: ancient Roman town; linked by canal with the Atlantic Ocean. Pop: 73 335 (2001) Ancient name Talabriga (ˌtæləˈbriːɡə) Historical Examples “The Duke of aveiro ought to have been here long ago,” said another noble. The Prime Minister W.H.G. Kingston The administrative district of aveiro […]