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Oscar De La Hoya

Oscar De La Hoya is a Mexican-American boxing champion whose good looks and charisma made him one of the few non-heavyweights to become a pop culture celebrity. After years as a successful amateur in …

Oscar De La Renta

Oscar De La Rentafashion designerBorn: 7/22/1932Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic An internationally acclaimed fashion design known for his lines of women's day wear and evening g…

Gilbert DE LA MATYR

DE LA MATYR, Gilbert, a Representative from Indiana; born in Pharsalia, Chenango County, N.Y., July 8, 1825; pursued an academic course; was a graduate of the theological course of the Methodis…

Jean de la Suie

(French). A Savoyard. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Jean de la VigneJean de Lettre A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y…

Warren de la Rue

Warren de la Rueastronomer, physicistBorn: 1/15/1815Birthplace: Guernsey, United Kingdom After studying in Paris, he began working in his father's papermaking business, inventing an envelope-f…

James DE LA MONTANYA

DE LA MONTANYA, James, a Representative from New York; born in New York City March 20, 1798; resided in Haverstraw, Rockland County, N.Y.; supervisor of Haverstraw in 1832 and 1833; member of t…

Oscar De La Hoya

Oscar De La HoyaBorn: Feb. 4, 1973Boxer 1992 Olympic gold medallist (lightweight); has held world titles in 4 weight classes (lightweight, super lightweight, welterweight and jr. middleweight…

Jean de la Vigne

(French). A crucifix. (See next article.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Jean des VignesJean de la Suie A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R …

Regime de la Calotte

Administration of government by ecclesiastics. The calotte is the small skull-cap worn over the tonsure. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Regiment de la Calot…

Regiment de la Calotte

A society of witty and satirical men in the reign of Louis XIV. When any public character made himself ridiculous, a calotte was sent to him to “cover the bald or brainless part of hi…