(Charles Louis de Secondat, Baron de la Brède et de Montesquieu) 1689–1755, French philosophical writer.
Baron de la Brède et de (barɔ̃ də la brɛd e də), title of Charles Louis de Secondat. 1689–1755, French political philosopher. His chief works are the satirical Lettres persanes (1721) and L’Esprit des lois (1748), a comparative analysis of various forms of government, which had a profound influence on political thought in Europe and the US
Friedrich Heinrich Karl, Baron de la Motte- [free-drikh hahyn-rikh kahrl,, duh lah moht] /ˈfri drɪx ˈhaɪn rɪx kɑrl,, də lɑ ˈmoʊt/ (Show IPA), 1777–1843, German romanticist: poet and novelist. Historical Examples He purchased the fouque property when it was sold by Pierre Rougon. A Zola Dictionary J. G. Patterson There is a beautiful moral in […]
Lionel Nathan, Baron de (“Lord Natty”) 1809–79, English banker: first Jewish member of Parliament (son of Nathan Meyer Rothschild). Mayer [mahy-er,, mey-er;; German mahy-uh r] /ˈmaɪ ər,, ˈmeɪ ər;; German ˈmaɪ ər/ (Show IPA), or Meyer [mahy-er;; German mahy-uh r] /ˈmaɪ ər;; German ˈmaɪ ər/ (Show IPA), Amschel [am-shuh l;; German ahm-shuh l] /ˈæm ʃəl;; […]
Paul Julius, Baron de, 1816–99, English founder of an international news agency, born in Germany. Contemporary Examples “You sort of have to get over some pretty large hurdles of face implausibility,” Reuter said. Heroin Works Better Than Methadone, So Why Won’t Politicians Allow It? Jesse Singal March 11, 2012 Historical Examples Joseph passed the examination […]
Baron, De La Warr, 12th Baron. a state in the eastern United States, on the Atlantic coast. 2057 sq. mi. (5330 sq. km). Capital: Dover. Abbreviation: DE (for use with zip code), Del. a city in central Ohio. a river flowing S from SE New York, along the boundary between Pennsylvania and New Jersey into […]