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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Rhodomelaceae.

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Examples

  • Alongside this, he revived Laurencia, a dramatic story-ballet set in Spain.

    Who's pulling the strings in Russia's ballet revolution?

  • Mikhailovsky Ballet, LondonThe second week of the Mikhailovsky's season ranges from a revival of Chabukiani's Laurencia (Tue & Wed) to a mixed bill (Sun) which embraces the full gamut of the company's repertory.

    This week's new dance

  • Laurencia is the tale of a plucky Spanish peasant-girl who, following her violation by the local bourgeois tyrant, persuades her fellow-villagers to take up arms against him.

    Spartacus; Laurencia

  • As a ballet student in the 1970s I remember watching a brief scrap of black-and-white film of the great Bolshoi ballerina Maya Plisetskaya dancing Laurencia.

    Spartacus; Laurencia

  • Was it possible that Plisetskaya was appropriating the message of Laurencia for her own ends?

    Spartacus; Laurencia

  • Messer could only find enough material to revive two acts of Laurencia.

    Mikhailovsky Ballet: Laurencia

  • And now, for the Mikhailovsky company, Mikhail Messerer has revisited Chabukiani's Laurencia, first created for the Kirov in1939.

    Mikhailovsky Ballet: Laurencia

  • Most fascinating, though, is the scene in which the ballet gears into revolutionary mode, as Laurencia incites the village to revolt.

    Mikhailovsky Ballet: Laurencia

  • Laurencia and her friend Jacinta emerge filthy, limping, traumatised by their ordeal – their body language is shockingly stark.

    Mikhailovsky Ballet: Laurencia

  • Sargassum species and red algae of the genus Laurencia are also common.

    Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, Belize

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