Wednesday, May 9, 2007

  • LAPTEV Konstantin Antonovich (1904-90), the Russian singer (baritone), the national actor of the USSR (1957). In 1930-41 in Odessa, in 1941-52 in Kiev, in 1952-68 in Leningrad theatres of opera and ballet.
  • LAPTEVO, the title of. JAsnogorsk in the Tula region up to 1958.
  • LAPTEVYH the PEST (Siberian), marginal sea the Sowing. Ledovitogo ok., for coasts of the Russian Federation, between p-ovom Tajmyr and islands the Sowing. The Earth in the west and Novosibirsk on the orient. 662 thousand êì2. Prevailing depths up to 50 m, maximum 3385 m. Large bays: Hatangsky, Oleneksky, Buor-find fault. In a western part starving it is a lot of islands. Run rr. Khatanga, Lena, Yana, etc. The Large part of year it is coated with ice. The sea cow, a marine hare, the seal dwell. A main port - Tiksi. The title in honour D. ß. and H.P.Laptevyh.
  • LAPTI, wum shoe from a bast or a birch bark; up to it is grey. 19 century - a principal view of country shoe in Russia.
  • CINQUEFOIL, stem of grasses, it is fruticulose also subshrubs of a set of a rose family. St. 300 kinds, primarily in the Sowing. To America and Eurasia a cinquefoil ancerine, or the ancerine lug, is suitable in I peep. Medicinal (a tormentil, etc.) and ornamental plants; honey plants.
  • LAPCHATONOGI, a set of birds of order zhuravleobraznyh. Length 28-62 see 3 kinds, in Africa, Center and JUzh. To America, JUgo-Vost. Asia. Lodge on small rivers in heavy-bodied tropical. Woods.
  • LAPCHINSKY Alexander Nikolaevich (1882-1938), the Russian commander, kombrig (1935). In the Civil war the chief of headquarters of aircraft of Red army. With 1926 professor of military academy. Transactionses on a history and theories of aircraft and to its battle application. It is repressed; it is rehabilitated posthumously.
  • LAR (Laer) Peter van (1582-1642), the Netherlands painter. Small patterns on scenes from life of wanderers, pastorals.
  • LARA (Lara), staff in northwest of Venezuela. 19,8 thousand êì2. The population 1,3 million person (1990). Adm. ts. - Barquisimeto.
  • LARAMIJSKAJA the RIPPLE MARK, epoch tektogeneza at the end of Cretaceous - the beginning paleogenovogo the seasons. It was fullestly exhibited in Rocky mountains.
  • LARVIK (Larvik), city in an austral part of Norway, a port on western coast a hall. Bohus. Ok. 40 thousand inhabitants. Shipbuilding, a paper-pulp industry.
  • LARGA (Larga), the river in Moldova, the left-handed in-leak r. Prut. Length of 25 kms, the area of basin 117 êì2. Rises and weeps within the limits of western downslope Bessarabskoj vozv. During russko-turkish war 1768-74 Russian troops of general P.A.Rumjantseva under Larga 7.7.1770 have divided an advance-guard of turkish army - a troops of the Crimean khan Kaplan - Gireja.
  • LARGA (spotty, or dace, a seal), an aquatic mammal of a set of seals. Length ok. 1,6 m, weigh ok. 65 kg. Dwells for coasts of Asia and the Sowing. America - from Chukchi m. to the south up to Korea and California. Object of a craft
  • LARGO (ital. largo, characters. - it is wide), in music - sluggish rate.
  • LARGO KABALERO (Largo Caballero) Fransisko (1869-1946), in 1936-37 prime minister and military minister for government of the Popular front in Spain. In 1918-37 secretary general of the Overall union of workers (VST), in 1932-1935 chairman of the Spanish socialist working consignment.
  • LARDNER (Lardner) Ringgold (Ring) Uilmer (1885-1933), the American writer. In stories has ironically described the world of sport (the collection " thee know me, El ", 1916), has satirically derided narrow-minded values (collections: " Gnezdyshko love ", 1926, " How to write stories ", 1924). The satirical autobiography " the History of the lucky beggar " (1927).
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