a city in NW Moldavia, NW of Kishinev.
Also called hausen. a white sturgeon, Huso huso, of the Black and Caspian seas, valued as a source of caviar and isinglass. Also called sea canary, white whale. a cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas, of northern seas, that has a rounded head and is white when adult. Contemporary Examples Wolfgang’s Revolution, at Your Gates Katie Workman July […]
a twin-peaked mountain in S central Russia, near the border of Kazakhstan: highest peak in the Altai Mountains. 15,157 feet (4620 meters).
a building, or architectural feature of a building, designed and situated to look out upon a pleasing scene. a cigar, shorter and with thinner ends than a corona. (initial capital letter) a palace in Vatican City, Rome, used as an art gallery. Historical Examples Lucretia Borgia Ferdinand Gregorovius Riviera Towns Herbert Adams Gibbons Verner’s Pride […]
a city in N Illinois. Historical Examples My Novel, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton My Novel, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton A Decade of Italian Women, v. II (of 2) T. Adolphus Trollope My Novel, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton Bay State Monthly, Vol. II, No. 1, October, 1884 Various Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. II of II) Charles Bucke Private […]