a river in S central Mexico, flowing to the Pacific Ocean. 450 miles (724 km) long.
Río, Río Balsas.
Baalshem. a person who works miracles by calling upon the name of God, especially one of the German and Polish Jews of the 16th–19th centuries considered to be saintly and to possess magical powers.
a native or inhabitant of Estonia, Latvia, or Lithuania. Baltic. Historical Examples Balt Haer, who had obviously already had a few, looked at him dourly. Mercenary Dallas McCord Reynolds “I should say not,” said Balt Finn, the driver of the touring-car. Motor Matt’s Clue Stanley R. Matthews Joe Mauser avoided the haughty stare of young […]
Belteshazzar. Historical Examples Then Daniel, whose name was Baltassar, began silently to think within himself for about one hour: and his thought troubled him. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various But the king answering, said: Baltassar, let not the dream and the interpretation thereof trouble thee. The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various
(on an Ionic capital) the horizontal band connecting the volutes on either side. (in an ancient Roman amphitheater) a horizontal walk dividing upper and lower tiers. Historical Examples Under the balteus which I fastened around you is a sharp dagger. A Christian But a Roman Mr Jkai