American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Formerly Sandwich IslandsHawaiian Islands A group of volcanic and coral islands in the central Pacific Ocean coextensive with the state of Hawaii. There are eight major islands and more than a hundred minor ones. The islands were settled by Polynesians in the sixth century A.D. and visited by Capt. James Cook in 1778. They were ruled by native Hawaiian monarchs from 1795 until 1893, when Queen Liliuokalani was deposed. A republic was proclaimed the following year, but petitions for annexation by the United States were finally approved in 1898.
“I'm a librarian and a writer and I have to say that I love, love, love Lois Ehlert's art and the concepts she pulls together.”
“Staël's "Allemagne," and my little copy of Ehlert's "Letters on Music" were associated with almost every hour of the day.”
“They had lain upon my writing-table the entire summer, and it was my habit whenever I laid down my pen for a moment to take up one book or the other, and glance at a page of Ehlert's criticisms upon opera, symphony, or song, or”
“You will bring me Ehlert's Scherzo with other of his compositions.”
“Their animated rhythms, insouciant airs and brilliant, coquettish atmosphere, the true atmosphere of the ballroom, seem to smile at Ehlert's poetic exaggeration.”
“Heroique, one hears in it Ehlert's "ring of damascene blade and silver spur.”
“Ehlert's fabulous book combined art, a clever design and page engineering with facts to introduce young readers to the magic of metamorphosis.”
“First the Egg will always accompany my use of Ehlert's book.”
“Well, one special teacher in the class agreed, Ehlert's book was terrific and that she had used it but her recent favorite is a and she confessed it was a winner with her teaching team.”
“Previously, most of Ehlert's quilts have gone to family members and friends.”
‘Ehlert's’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for Ehlert's.