Definitions

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  • n. The institutionalized system of racial and social stratification in 17th century Mexico.
  • n. Variety, in reference to and in names of Portugal grapes or wine.

Etymologies

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Latin: feminine form of casto, "pure". "Lineage", "breed" or "race" in Spanish and Portuguese languages.

Examples

  • Ralph Lauren’s new ‘film’ for the launch of their perfume Notorious, featuring Laetitia Casta, is out in the UK today.

    2008 October « One Size Fits One

  • A dark beer, "Casta", made in Monterrey, is one of my favorites but cost double.

    Local Cerveza in Veracruz

  • Since its release in 2008, the mixture has occupied the medicine cabinets of famous beauties such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Laetitia Casta, Julianne Moore and a spate of Victoria's Secret models.

    Linda Rodin

  • Closing the show was one of France's most beautiful women, Laetitia Casta.

    Natalia Vodianova & Laetitia Casta Paid Pretty Sum To Model For Cavalli (PHOTOS)

  • Vincenzo Bellini Milan, Italy, 1831Boasting the famous Casta Diva aria, Norma is the ultimate bel canto tragedy about a druid priestess who, secretly, has two children and an erring lover, with catastrophic results.

    Top 50 operas

  • Another take on a love story is in store in "The Island," a second feature by Bulgarian director Kamen Kalev, whose €1.5 million budget didn't discourage established French actress/model Laetitia Casta from shooting on a tiny, uninhabited isle in the Black Sea.

    The Other Cannes Film Festival

  • Waterfront Film Thure Lindhardt and Laetitia Casta in 'The Island' Considered a showcase for shoestring-budget films that might otherwise not attract international distribution, the Fortnight has made one exception this year with the presence of veteran French director André Techiné.

    The Other Cannes Film Festival

  • Nicole Rivelli Tilda Swinton as Eva Mr. Kalev ("Eastern Plays"), who studied at Paris's renowned La Fémis film school, sought out Ms. Casta after her performance as Brigitte Bardot in the 2010 biopic "Gainsbourg (Vie heroïque)."

    The Other Cannes Film Festival

  • He cavorts licentiously with the above-named beauties Laetitia Casta, Anna Mouglalis and Lucy Gordon, respectively.

    Tense but Flawed, 'Debt' Defaults on Drama

  • May 30th, 2010 at 11: 18 am the other girl is Laetitia Casta, french top model in it! she is very very famous in france … video is sorta blah to me to be honest!

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