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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Luanda.

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  • He added, that Dr. Livingstone, at Loanda, had written some letters to a newspaper, which had given such an impetus to literary taste there, that a new journal had been started -- the _Loanda Aurora_.

    The Personal Life of David Livingstone

  • The harbor is formed by the low, sandy island of Loanda, which is inhabited by about 1300 souls, upward of 600 of whom are industrious native fishermen, who supply the city with abundance of good fish daily.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • Loanda was a Portuguese port, and they would have no trouble finding passage home.

    Hanging Captain Gordon

  • While here, I reproduced the last of my lost papers and maps; and as there is a post twice a month from Loanda, I had the happiness to receive a packet of the “Times”, and, among other news, an account of the Russian war up to the terrible charge of the light cavalry.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • Senhor Rego had been superseded in his command, because the Governor Amaral, who had come into office since my departure from Loanda, had determined that the law which requires the office of commandant to be exclusively occupied by military officers of the line should once more come into operation.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • My companions were to remain and rest themselves, and then return to Loanda when the others had come home.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • But, though we set out from Loanda with a considerable quantity of goods, hoping both to pay our way through the stingy Chiboque, and to make presents to the kind Balonda and still more generous Makololo, the many delays caused by sickness made us expend all my stock, and all the goods my men procured by their own labor at Loanda, and we returned to the Makololo as poor as when we set out.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • Angola, so commended themselves to the general government and merchants of Loanda, that, at the instance of his excellency the bishop, a handsome present for Sekeletu was granted by the Board of

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • Barotse, in order to make the way from us to Loanda shorter; but with whom am I to live there?

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • Less Sickness than in the Journey to Loanda — Reason —

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

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