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  • n. Plural form of elan.

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Examples

  • It was her first glimpse into that gilt-edged bohemia, whence the generosities, the elans, the struggles of the true bohemia are as rigidly excluded as from the spheres where bishops moved.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • On two or three occasions he even believed he saw some rapid ruminants moving off, either elans, deer, or wapiti, but he recognized no trace of ferocious animals such as tigers or jaguars, whose absence, however, was no cause for regret.

    Godfrey Morgan A Californian Mystery

  • But the worst of all, indeed the only weak and therefore miserable fact, was, that the spirit, I do not mean the courage, of the castle was gone; its enthusiasm had grown sere; its inhabitants no longer loved the king as they had loved him, and even stern-faced general Duty cannot bring up his men to a hand-to-hand conflict with the same elans as queen love.

    St. George and St. Michael Volume III

  • During this delay Dr Livingstone visited the country to the north of the village, where he saw enormous numbers of buffaloes, zebras, elans, and a beautiful small antelope called the _tinyane_.

    Great African Travellers From Mungo Park to Livingstone and Stanley

  • Eighty-one buffaloes defiled in slow procession before the fire of the travellers one evening within gun-shot, and herds of splendid elans stood at two hundred yards 'distance, without showing signs of fear.

    Great African Travellers From Mungo Park to Livingstone and Stanley

  • Assorted deck tile conceptions can well be arrived at by blending deck tile from additional usable elans and you will be able to alter the designing at wish.

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  • The makers of Cole Haan Nike air endeavors to bestow out different elans every year and they ordinarily attempt to bring out about 60 to 80% of their line as the original elans with the residual being the canonical styles from the years before.

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