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Lely, FL -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Florida
Population (2000): 3857
Housing Units (2000): 2641
Land area (2000): 1.461601 sq. miles (3.785529 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.010788 sq. miles (0.027942 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.472389 sq. miles (3.813471 sq. km)
FIPS code: 39987
Located within: Florida (FL), FIPS 12
Location: 26.102802 N, 81.733125 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Lely, FL

Lely can refer to:

  • Lely, Florida, USA
  • Cornelis Lely, Dutch engineer and statesman, who designed and realised by law the Zuiderzee Works that made the Zuiderzee into the lake IJsselmeer
  • Peter Lely, Dutch portrait painter of the 17th century
  • Lelystad, town in the Netherlands, named after Cornelis Lely
  • Lely High School, a high school in Naples, Florida
  • Lely (company), a Dutch agricultural machine manufacturer

Usage examples of "lely".

I gazed upon them, depicted with amorous, half-dishevelled tresses, and the sleepy eye of love, I blessed the pencil of Sir Peter Lely, which bad thus enabled me to bask in the reflected rays of beauty.

Near the window thus emblazoned hung a portrait, by Sir Peter Lely, of one of the Lucy family, a great beauty of the time of Charles the Second: the old housekeeper shook her head as she pointed to the picture, and informed me that this lady had been sadly addicted to cards, and had gambled away a great portion of the family estate, among which was that part of the park where Shakespeare and his comrades had killed the deer.

It was all stillness, filled with bright sunlight that burnished the ancient wood pieces, gave them a mellow glow and brought into focus the old paintings of her ancestors by such master portraitists as Lely, Gainsborough and Romney.

He talked of Maulevrier Castle, and said that I reminded him of a picture by Lely, a portrait of a Lady Maulevrier.

Supposed to be a copy by Sir Peter Lely from the original, which was painted about 1636, and destroyed in the fire at Whitehall in 1697.

It was a fortunate circumstance that while it was still in existence, Sir Peter Lely, court painter to Charles II.

Er waren zonnebloemen en schitterend gele lelies, ridderspoor en gladiolen, de geur van rozen ergens vrij dicht in de buurt.

Mabuse, Moro, Holbein, Rubens, Van Dyck, Lely, Kneller--all were there at different times, in the service of royalty, and influencing such local English painters as then lived.

From the portrait of one of his least prudish ancestresses by Sir Peter Lely, which hung over the Adam mantelpiece, to the delicate acanthus leaves on the fluted posts of the twin beds, and the flowered brocade of the Duncan Phyfe sewing-stand, the room had always impressed him as being, in some extraordinary fashion, less real than it appeared on the surface.