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LASOLos Alamos Site Office (Department of Energy)
LASOLatin-American Student Organization (SUNY at Stony Brook)
LASOLegendary, All Skulls On (gaming; Halo)
LASOLos Angeles Sheriff's Office
LASOLatin American Students Organization (Carroll College, Waukesha, Wisconsin USA)
LASOLatin American Solidarity Organization
LASOLocal Agency Security Officer (law enforcement)
LASOLernen Anwenden - Systematisch Ordnen (German, standardized test suite for learning behavior)
LASOLouisiana Association of Symphony Orchestras
LASOLifetime Aquatic Swim Organization (Marion, VA)
LASOLatin American Seminarian Organization (Quigley High School)
LASOLatin American Studies Consortium in Obesity (Madison WI)
LASOLanding Attack and Subsequent Operations (USMC amphibious operations)
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The Californian horsemen seldom ride out without the laso [sic]; that is to say, a long coil of cord, with a slip noose; with which they are expert, almost to a miracle.
The laso is also of great use in furnishing the public with a favorite, though barbarous sport; the combat between a bear and a wild bull.
The Mexicans excelled at this savage sport; chasing their unfortunate victims at full speed; noosing them round the neck with their lasos, and then dragging them to death!
Had he exerted a little of the Lynch law of the wilderness, and hanged those dexterous horsemen in their own lasos, it would but have been a well-merited and salutary act of retributive justice.
The precise relationship between the works of Sanchez and Laso de la Vega also remains a debated topic, but a comparison of their contents reveals their close correlation.
"This is something the Congress decided," Alvarez Laso told the Latin America Data Base (LADB) during a visit to Albuquerque.
Camera (color), German Vaiverde: editor Carlos Carrilio: music, Fabian Velasco; production designer, Francois Laso; sound (Dolby), Hans Rosero.