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  • proper noun A male given name.


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From Latin Ladislaus, Latinization of a Slavic royal name (cognate to Vladislav), from the elements Slavic владь (vladĭ, "power") and Proto-Slavic *slava ("glory").


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  • The second son he called Ladislaus; he was a saddler.

    Albert Durer T. Sturge Moore 1907

  • Were those who stood against this tide of bigotry, such as Ladislaus IV of Poland who forbade the printing of antisemitic material, wrong?

    Latest News from Ekklesia 2009

  • Ladislaus was a mysterious figure who spent much of his life on mapping expeditions in North Africa and may have been a German agent during the war.

    Bernstein 2010

  • Lawyer Ladislaus Rwakafuuzi represents eight Kenyans charged in the attacks.

    Uganda World Cup Bombings: 36 Suspects From 7 Countries Arrested AP 2010

  • As a curious historical side note, the Baron's younger brother, Count Ladislaus

    Bernstein 2010

  • But take a look at an early mathematical approach, by Ladislaus von Bortkiewicz.

    E pur si muove Matthew Guerrieri 2008

  • But take a look at an early mathematical approach, by Ladislaus von Bortkiewicz.

    Archive 2008-04-01 Matthew Guerrieri 2008

  • Hungarians, when their king Ladislaus and bravest soldiers were slain by the Turks, Luctus publicus, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy 2007

  • I have duly obtained at Pest the permission of Professor Hunfálvy, who in 1859 edited the Hungarian and German issues, to translate into English the highly interesting volume, the only remains of Ladislaus

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo 2003

  • The city remained tranquil from 1414 to 1422; for King Ladislaus was dead, and Lombardy divided into several parts; so that there was nothing either internal or external to occasion uneasiness.

    The History of Florence 2003


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