mantilla mantilla  /mæn ˈtɪ lə/


  1. (n) a woman's silk or lace scarf
  2. (n) short cape worn by women


  1. Among the presents brought by Artajo were a lace mantilla for Mamie Eisen hower, a purebred Spanish burro and a saddle for grandson David.
  2. The handlike skeletons under the lace mantilla were made of resin.
  3. For a Spanish group she wore a mantilla, carried a big feather fan, undertook a few little dancing steps to convey more spirit.


  • Abp Lori at the National Press Club

    My colleague Josh McElwee has the news story about yesterday's press conference at the National Press Club, featuring Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, who serves as chair of the USCCB's ad hoc committee on religious liberty, Dr. Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention, Professor Anne Henderschott of Franciscan University at Steubenville, and Dr. Yuri Mantilla of Liberty University ...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: National Catholic Reporter

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  • "The fact that I defeated (Felix) Mantilla and (Juan Carlos) Ferrero this week gave me a lot of confidence and I was in a winning frame of mind," Moya said. "Today, without doing anything special, it looks like I was pretty confident on the...
    on Apr 30, 2005 By: Carlos Moya Source:

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