Horta



Baron Victor, 1861?–1947, Belgian architect.
Historical Examples

If Horta had tried to apply pressure, he’d have turned obstinate on the instant.
Creatures of the Abyss Murray Leinster

We anchored in the open roadstead of Horta, half a mile from the shore.
The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

First the girl and now Horta tried to lure him with mystery and assurance of interest in high places.
Creatures of the Abyss Murray Leinster

The town of Horta contains, I was told, upwards of 10,000 inhabitants.
Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2) John MacGillivray

We found several sailing vessels at anchor in the roadstead of Horta.
The Last Voyage Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey

Why—our agent in Horta tells me they spend fifty thousand pounds every year in advertising all over the world!
A Set of Six Joseph Conrad

Without being given any orders, they accepted the parcels Horta handed out.
Creatures of the Abyss Murray Leinster

The short-wave call ended, with Horta too much disturbed to refer again to Jimenez.
Creatures of the Abyss Murray Leinster

The day after my arrival at Horta was the feast of a great saint.
Sailing Alone Around The World Joshua Slocum

As it happened, she landed in the wrong harbor, but picked herself up and found Horta a few minutes later.
Opportunities in Aviation Arthur Sweetser

noun
a port in the Azores, on the SE coast of Fayal Island
noun
Victor. 1861–1947, Belgian architect, best known for his early buildings in Art Nouveau style

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