Definition of Lachaise

1. Noun. United States sculptor (born in France) noted for his large nude figures (1882-1935).

Exact synonyms: Gaston Lachaise
Generic synonyms: Carver, Sculptor, Sculpturer, Statue Maker

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lachaise

Laccopetalum
Laccopetalum giganteum
Lacedaemon
Lacedaemonian
Lacedaemonians
Lacedemonian
Lacedemonians
Lacedæmonia
Lacedæmonian
Lacedæmonians
Lacerta
Lacerta agilis
Lacerta viridis
Lacertidae
Lacey
Lachaise (current term)
Lachesis
Lachlan
Lachman test
Lachnolaimus
Lachnolaimus maximus
Lachryma Christi
Laclauian
Laconia
Laconian
Laconians
Lactaid
Lactarius
Lactarius delicioso
Lactobacillus bifidus

Literary usage of Lachaise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Lachaise retained the favor of his monarch till his death, and Louis had a country-house ... Its extensive garden now forms the cemetery of Père Lachaise, ..."

2. Paris and Environs with Routes from London to Paris: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker, Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1900)
"FROM THE PLACE DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE TO PÈRE-Lachaise. Ie }& République, and may be reached thence ... The shortest route from the Boulevards to Père-Lachaise is ..."

3. Paris and Its Environs: With Routes from London to Paris, Paris to the Rhine by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1874)
"Cemetery of Fere Lachaise. There are fifteen cemeteries in Paris and the suburbs enclosed by the fortifications, but of these there are three only which ..."

4. The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time by Edward Archibald Allen, David Josiah Brewer, William Schuyler (1900)
"A WALK IN PERE Lachaise Our fathers find their graves in our short memories, ... THE cemetery of Pere Lachaise is the Westminster Abbey of Paris. ..."

5. Old and New Paris: Its History, Its People, and Its Places by Henry Sutherland Edwards (1893)
"... for Fayette in the American War of Independence. instance, of Mont-Louis, where, for the last two Père-Lachaise, the most celebrated and most centuries, ..."

6. A Wanderer in Paris by Edward Verrall Lucas (1909)
"CHAPTER XX THE BASTILLE, PERE Lachaise ... of July — A Paris Canal — Deliberate Building — The Buttes de Chaumont — A City of the Dead — Pere Lachaise ..."

7. Paris and Environs: With Routes from London to Paris and from Paris to the by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1884)
"R, 29), which is to be adorned with a Statue of Voltaire, by Maillet. The Cemetery of Pere-Lachaise being nearly li/2 M. distant from the ..."

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