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Bartolomé de las
[bahr-taw-law-me th e lahs] /ˌbɑr tɔ lɔˈmɛ ðɛ lɑs/ (Show IPA), Las Casas, Bartolomé de.
a house.
Bartolomé de
[bahr-taw-law-me th e] /ˌbɑr tɔ lɔˈmɛ ðɛ/ (Show IPA), 1474–1566, Spanish Dominican missionary and historian in the Americas.
Historical Examples

The rest of the trade goods and the pack horses and burros were saved for trading in Casas Grandes.
The Story of Geronimo James Arthur Kjelgaard

Let a stranger go to their Casas and their hospitality is never wanting.
Thirty Years on the Frontier Robert McReynolds

The estimate of Casas is “that the Mexicans never sacrificed more than fifty or a hundred persons in a year.”
The Story of Extinct Civilizations of the West Robert E. Anderson

We were with traveling carriage and seventy-five miles from the recorder’s office—at Casas Grandes.
Forty Years Among the Indians Daniel W. Jones

After leaving Casas Grandes our road was really lonesome and dangerous.
Forty Years Among the Indians Daniel W. Jones

Mr. S. became excited and we started for Casas Grandes in a hurry; no time was lost.
Forty Years Among the Indians Daniel W. Jones

The ruins of the great houses (Casas grandes) are precisely with the cardinal points.
Building a State in Apache Land Charles D. Poston

We should have far preferred the billet; and there were scores of grand “Casas” whose owners richly deserved it.
The Bandolero Mayne Reid

The house was one of the Casas Grandes in the neighborhood of Pimo.
Ancient Chinese account of the Grand Canyon, or course of the Colorado Alexander M’Allan

The house of Don Ambrosio differed very little from the general fashion of “Casas grandes” of country style.
The White Chief Mayne Reid

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