Definition of Madrilenes
1. madrilene [n] - See also: madrilene
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Literary usage of Madrilenes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem Van Loon (1921)
"But when the Napoleonic armies had invaded Spain, had forced the Spaniards to recognise a king whom they detested, had massacred the poor madrilenes who ..."
2. The English Illustrated Magazine (1887)
"The madrilenes live much in the open air, and consequently the Puerta dol Sol—the hub of Madrid and the hul>bub also—may vie with the most densely peopled ..."
3. In the Land of the Strenuous Life by Félix Klein (1905)
"Last Winter," he said, "at least I had one to play cards with." If he had known the history of the madrilenes and the ..."
4. On the Trail of Don Quixote: Being a Record of Rambles in the Ancient by Augusto Floriano Jaccaci (1896)
"... left with them—of the drive through the narrow streets to the station looking all the way at the madrilenes, out for the freshness of the evening. ..."
5. Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle (1882)
"... Church of the Atocha, more precious to many of the madrilenes than the Museo, on account of its image of the Virgin—another of St. Luke's performances. ..."
6. My Musical Life and Recollections by Jules Prudence Rivière (1893)
"By way of attraction at the concerts, I introduced several novelties to the madrilenes; these included Delibes' ballet, Sylvia, which was performed at ..."
7. Spain and Its People: A Record of Recent Travel by William Henry Davenport Adams (1872)
"I am not the less disposed to believe all that I am told of the charms of the madrilenes. Let the Spaniard boast to me of their beaux yeux, and I will not ..."
8. Random Recollections of Courts and Society by M. S. van de Velde (1889)
"madrilenes. She was a fair, pale, haughty-looking woman; her reputed beauty did not strike a stranger at first sight, for her hair was of too brilliant a ..."