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Definition of the noun lisle
What does lisle mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: lisles
- a fabric woven with lisle thread
- a strong tightly twisted cotton thread (usually made of long-staple cotton)
Alternative definition of the noun lisle
- A type of strong cotton thread.
- Cloth woven from lisle thread.
- Lisle is a village in DuPage County, Illinois, United States. The population was 21,182 at the 2000 census, and estimated to be 23,135 as of 2008. It is part of the Chicago metropolitan area and the Illinois Technology and Research Corridor. It is also the headquarters of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region III.
- Lisle is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.
- Lisle is a village in Broome County, New York. The population was 320 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Binghamton Metropolitan Statistical Area. The village was named after a community in France.
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The Literary Panorama (1808)
unhappily, but too well founded in fact, , “Lisle is a very large and very fine city; but a fashion of strong iron cross-bars ...
“ Lisle is a very large and very fine city; but a fashion of strong iron cross-bars ...
Outlines of History (1854)
Illustrated by Numerous Geographical and Historical Notes and Maps : Embracing : Part I. Ancient History : Part II. Modern History by Marcius Willson
Lisle is a strongly-fortified city of France, near the Belgian frontier, one hundred anft twenty-four miles north-east from Paris. Lisle is supposed to ha re b»;en founded in 640. II successively belonged to the counts of Flanders, the kings of Frince, ...
A New Universal Gazetteer (1823)
Or Geographical Dictionary ... by Jedidiah Morse, Richard Cary Morse
Lisle is a fortress of the first rank. Its citadel, the chef d'aeurre of Vauban, is the first in Europe after that of Turin. It is a mile in circuit, and is situated to the N.W. of the town, from which it is separated by a spacious esplanade and a canal.
Geological Survey Bulletin (1907)
Enclosed by high hills, Lisle is an upland valley, the floor of which is from a mile to a mile and a half in width. Its approximate height, according to aneroid readings, is between 700 and 800 feet above sea-level. The railway-station at Lisle-road ...
Containing a Description of the Various Countries, Provinces, Cities, Towns Seas, Lakes, Rivers, Mountains, Capes, &c. in the Known World : with an Appendix, Containing an Account of the Monies, Weights, and Measures of Various Countries with Tables Illustrating the Population, Commerce, and Resources of the United States : Accompanied with an Atlas by Jedidiah Morse
Lisle is a fortress of the first rank. Its citadel, the chef d'eeurre of Vauban, is the first in Europe after that of Turin. It is a mile in circuit, and is situated to the N. W. of the town, from which it is separated by a spacious esplanade and a canal.
The General Gazetteer (1801)
Or, Compendious Geographical Dictionary : Containing a Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States, Provinces, Cities ... in the Known World, with Government, Customs, Manners, and Religion of the Inhabitants by Richard Brookes
It is called Lisle, (that is L'Isle, the island) because it was fortherly surröänded by marshes, which have becri drained by the industri of the inhabitants. Its citadel, construcléâ by Väuää is supposed to be the filest in Europe next to that ...
by Alan Hager, Book Builders LLC.
letter writer Honor Grenville Bassett, the widow of Sir John Bassett, married Arthur Plantagenet, Viscount Lisle, in 1532.
Illinois Encyclopedia (2008)
by Caryn Hannan
LISLE Village, DuPage County; Northeast Illinois, 5 mi. south of Wheaton on the Des Plaines River. Two brothers, Luther and James Hatch, settled the ...
The cotton from that country, before the re" cent encouragements to its growth had given birth to its Lisle. present enormous production, all. centred in Lisbon; and it was the entrepot for the gold, the silver, and the precious stones which the ...
by Andrew Goudie
1995; Lisle et aL 2001). A sediment wave is not necessarily a hody of bed material moving en masse downstream, but evolves as a disturbance in the interactions between flow, channel topography and the transport of bed material that can be ...
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
LISLE, or Lille, a large, ...
Lisle. harbours in the world; and there were a great number not only of fine churches and convents here, but also of other public buildings, and particularly of royal palaces, and others belonging to the grandees ; but the greatest part of them, ...
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Scrabble value of L1I1S1L1E1
The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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