Definitions

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  • proper n. A male given name.

Etymologies

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From Latin Ladislaus, Latinization of a Slavic royal name (cognate to Vladislav), from the elements Slavic владь (vladĭ, "power") and Proto-Slavic *slava ("glory").

Examples

  • The second son he called Ladislaus; he was a saddler.

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  • Were those who stood against this tide of bigotry, such as Ladislaus IV of Poland who forbade the printing of antisemitic material, wrong?

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  • As a curious historical side note, the Baron's younger brother, Count Ladislaus

    Bernstein

  • Ladislaus was a mysterious figure who spent much of his life on mapping expeditions in North Africa and may have been a German agent during the war.

    Bernstein

  • Lawyer Ladislaus Rwakafuuzi represents eight Kenyans charged in the attacks.

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  • But take a look at an early mathematical approach, by Ladislaus von Bortkiewicz.

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  • Hungarians, when their king Ladislaus and bravest soldiers were slain by the Turks, Luctus publicus, &c.

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  • I have duly obtained at Pest the permission of Professor Hunfálvy, who in 1859 edited the Hungarian and German issues, to translate into English the highly interesting volume, the only remains of Ladislaus

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  • The city remained tranquil from 1414 to 1422; for King Ladislaus was dead, and Lombardy divided into several parts; so that there was nothing either internal or external to occasion uneasiness.

    The History of Florence

  • And although the death of Ladislaus had removed the cause which induced the pope to call the council, still, having promised to attend, he could not refuse to go there.

    The History of Florence

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