à la
also a la preposition Etymology: French à la Date: 1589 in the manner of

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  • a la — {prep.} In the same way as; like. * /Billy played ball like a champion today, a la the professional ball players./ * /Joe wanted to shoot an apple off my head a la William Tell./ (From French a la , in the manner of.) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • a la — {prep.} In the same way as; like. * /Billy played ball like a champion today, a la the professional ball players./ * /Joe wanted to shoot an apple off my head a la William Tell./ (From French a la , in the manner of.) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • a la — preposition see à la …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • A la carte cable television — A la carte cable television is an idea for cable companies to allow suscribers to select to which channels they would like to have access. This is in opposition to the large package deals currently prevelant in American cable deals, which often …   Wikipedia

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  • A la suite — À la suite ist ein Begriff aus dem Militärwesen, der Personen bezeichnete, die zum Tragen einer Regimentsuniform berechtigt, aber ansonsten ohne dienstliche Stellung waren. Die Übertragung im Gefolge von trifft den Sachverhalt am besten. In… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • A La Ronde — is an 18th century 16 sided house located in Exmouth, Devon, England, and in the ownership of the National Trust.The house was built for two spinster cousins, Jane and Mary Parminter, on their return from a 10 year Grand Tour of Europe. It was… …   Wikipedia

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