Quantcast

Latest Spanish colonization of the Americas Stories

2014-03-12 23:22:28

The Masters Conference for Legal Professionals announced today that Alex Ponce de Leon, Discovery Counsel at Intel Corporation, will deliver the keynote address at their San Francisco event on

2014-02-24 16:24:07

MATTHEWS, N.C., Feb.

Appalachians Home To Oldest Inland European Fort
2013-07-24 05:32:01

A team of archaeologists has discovered the remains of the earliest European fort in the interior of what is now the United States. This find will provide new insight into the beginning of the US colonial era, according to a recent University of Michigan statement.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.