Barataria


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Barataria

monarchy where all men are equal and the rulers share the palace chores. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan The Gondoliers]

Barataria

dishes removed before Sancho tasted them. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]

Barataria

island-city where Sancho Panza, as governor, settles disputes equitably. [Span. Lit.: Cervantes Don Quixote]
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On reaching the gates of the town, which was a walled one, the municipality came forth to meet him, the bells rang out a peal, and the inhabitants showed every sign of general satisfaction; and with great pomp they conducted him to the principal church to give thanks to God, and then with burlesque ceremonies they presented him with the keys of the town, and acknowledged him as perpetual governor of the island of Barataria.
As dredging seemed to be the only alternative at the time, three dredgers were mobilized to the Barataria Waterway, where dredging commenced, guided by the bathymetric survey of the shallow areas of the waterway, conducted by Lanier & Associates Consulting Engineers of New Orleans.
If that tale has its Peru, then why cannot Quijote's Insula Barataria be both metropolitan and colonial, but, more particularly, colonial?
4) For three of these Johns, I am indebted to Robert Wiygul of the Earth Justice Legal Foundation, to whom the idea apparently came when we were fishing one evening in Barataria Bay, Louisiana.
The ecology of Barataria Basin, Louisiana: an estuarine profile.
34), Maurice Coves, Lynnhavens, Chincoteagues, Assateagues, Roanokes, Tangier Sounds, Apalachicolas, Barataria Bays, and Olympias (Parks, 1985).
1 well located in Barataria Field, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana and operated by Alpine Exploration Co.
Brown shrimp are especially abundant in Barataria and Terrebonne bays along the central Louisiana coast and these bays are sampled regularly by personnel of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LADWF) to help set various opening and closing dates for shrimp fishing seasons.
Bingham and almost a dozen others motored through the upper reaches of Barataria Bay after assembling at First Grace United Methodist Church for a prayer service calling for restoration and renewal of the Gulf Coast.
Winston did not have to wait long to record a double as Hilbre Court came out on top from Barataria in a tight finish to the following 1m handicap.
Set in a hyper-idealised Venice and the fictitious Mediterranean island-kingdom of Barataria, this fantasy is a typical Gilbert and Sullivan by the Showtime Singers.
On the boardwalk at Louisiana's Barataria Preserve, the prehistoric quiet of the swamp muffles the sound of vehicles passing on a nearby highway.