Wednesday, May 9, 2007

  • LASSAL (Lassalle) Ferdinand (1825-64), the german socialist, the philosopher and the publicist. The organizer and the chief of the Overall German working union (1863-75). Put forward ideas about the overall elective franchise as a generalpurpose political means of discharging of transactionses from operation, about productive associations of workers, as ways of their discharging of a press of " the iron law " wages and " introduction of socialism ".
  • LASSELL (Lassell) William (1799-1880), the English astronomer. With the help of the telescopes - reflectors made by him the guide of Neptune (1846) has discovered, 2 guides of Uranus (1851) and ok. 600 fogs.
  • LASSEN-PEAK (Lassen Peak), an active volcano in the USA, in Cascade range. An altitude of 3187 m. Lavovye fields, geysers; coniferous forests. National park Lassen-Volkanik.
  • LASSILA (Lassila) Majju (an ice-film. Name Algot Untola Tietjavjajnen) (1868-1918), the Finnish writer. Autobiographical novels "Harhama" รจ "Martva" (both - 1909). The comic story. " Behind matchs " (1910), " Revived from dead " (1916) and plays (" the Wise maiden ", ok. 1914) from national life in which social contrasts are figured primarily.
  • LASSO (frants. lasso, from isp. lazo - a hinge strain), a cord or a belt with a slipping hinge strain for catching animal. It is used for many peoples of Asia and America.
  • LASSO (Lasso) Orlando (ok. 1532-94), the ex - Flemish composer. The representative of the Netherlands school. Worked in many european countries. Has extended and has innovatively advanced achievements of different european musical schools of Renaissance. The master of cult and society choral music (over 2000 compositions.).
  • ERASING RUBBER (from English lasting, characters. - strong), a mild, silky cotton for dutchmans, sewing of jackets and a dress.
  • LASTMAN (Lastman) Peter (1583-1633), the Netherlands painter. The biblical and mythological compositions treated in genre spirit.
  • CELANDINE, tetragonal insert under a mousy of the shirtsleeve tailored by a principle covering of Russian national clothes.
  • PINNIPEDIA, order of water mammals. Extremities are transformed into fins. 3 sets: sea cows (1 kind), sea - calfs, seals. 31 kind. Are distributed widely, but predominary in cool and moderate waters of all oceans; the annulate seal dwells and in some lakes. Many - object of a craft (meat, a skin, fat) which everywhere is limited.
  • SWALLOWS, a set of birds of order sparrow. Length 10-23 see 79 kinds, are distributed widely. Some (funnels, a swallow) nest in occupied points. Exterminate flies and other destructive insects.
  • " LASTOCHKINY NESTS ", nests of birds of a stem salangan (outwardly a little similar to swallows).
  • LAS-TUNAS (Las Tunas) (up to 1975 Victoria - De-Las-Tunas), city on Cuba, an administrative centre prov. Las-Tunas. 87 thousand inhabitants (1982). Shopping center of a farming area (animal husbandry, a cane). Flavoring (including tobacco), a textile industry, manufacture of a building materials.
  • FINS, 1) in anatomy - the paddle-type extremities executing function of organs of motion, hydrovanes and turning movement for for the second time pereshedshih to a water mode of life of vertebrates (marine turtles, penguins, seals, sea cows, whales). 2) In sport - the adaptation (the same form) for float.
  • LATAKIA, city and port in Syria, on Mediterranean m., an administrative centre muhafazy Latakia. 284 thousand inhabitants (1992). A flavoring industry; factory of electric motors; manufacture of an olive oil, silk fabrics. University.
  • LATVIA NATIONAL OPERA, see. National opera of Latvia.
  • The LATVIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, is based in 1946 in Riga. The official title up to 1990 - AN Latvian SSR. In 19913 branches, 21 scientific institute.
  • LATVIAN SOVIET ENCYCLOPEDIA (LSE) (Latvijas Padomju Enciklopedija), the generalpurpose encyclopedia. It is exhausted in the Latvian tongue in 10 t. (12 kn., 1981-87; the managing editor - P.Erans). LSE - the main issuing of Main edition of encyclopedias (it is organized in 1963, Riga) by which preformed also the Small encyclopedia Latvian SSR in 3 t. (izd. In 1967-72; the managing editor - V.Samsons), an one-volume edition " the Soviet Latvia " (in Russian, 1985), etc.
  • LATVIAN UPRJAZHNAJA BREED of horses, is introduced in is grey. 20 century, get divorced in Latvia. Animal large, hardy and very serviceable.
  • LATVIAN THEATRE DAJLES drama, is built in 1920 in Riga, with 1966 academic. Up to 1989 Latvian Art theatre him. J.Rajnisa.
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