a winglike part, process, or expansion, as of a bone, shell, seed, or stem.
either of the two side petals of a flower in the legume family, as the pea.
(in an ancient Roman house) a small room, as an alcove, opening into a larger room or courtyard.
[hoo-seyn] /hʊˈseɪn/ (Show IPA), 1888–1964, Iranian statesman and diplomat: premier in 1951 and from 1955 to 1957.
American Library Association.
Associate in Liberal Arts.
Authors League of America.
Automobile Legal Association.
At’ala, the name of a novel by François Auguste Chateaubriand.
Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
The accoutrement (ala) presumably was the addition of fittings.
The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
Afterwards both window and door were walled up and the ala was turned into a wardrobe.
Pompeii, Its Life and Art August Mau
The fairy ala has probably had a lot to do with that trouble.
Cakes & Ale Edward Spencer
Whereupon the Soldan ala Eddin told him the whole circumstance.
The Turkish Jester Nasreddin Hoca
ala (plural, al), a wing; the side-petals of a papilionaceous corolla, 92.
The Elements of Botany Asa Gray
But how has it come about that the fairy “ala” has gained such headway in this island of ours?
Cakes & Ale Edward Spencer
All the way to ala they would still be in the Emperor’s territory.
Clementina A.E.W. Mason
In spite of her starved condition, ala was an attractive child.
The Inca Emerald Samuel Scoville
Will you, then, permit me to ask you what is the translation of ala e ala, word for word?
The Wing-and-Wing J. Fenimore Cooper
noun (pl) alae (ˈeɪliː)
(zoology) a wing or flat winglike process or structure, such as a part of some bones and cartilages
(botany) a winglike part, such as one of the wings of a sycamore seed or one of the flat petals of a sweet pea flower
ala a·la (ā’lə)
n. pl. a·lae (ā’lē)
A winglike or expanded structure or part, such as the external ear.
Delta-aminolevulinic acid; an intermediate in the biosynthesis of hematin formed from glycine and succinyl-coenzyme A.
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- Ala dagh
a mountain range in S Turkey: highest peak, about 11,000 feet (3350 meters). a mountain range in E Turkey: highest peak, about 11,500 feet (3500 meters).
- Ala nasi
ala nasi ala nasi ala na·si (nā’zī) n. The outer wall of each nostril.
several mountain ranges of the Tien Shan system in E Kyrgyzstan and SE Kazakhstan. Highest peak, 18,000 feet (5490 meters).
a state in the SE United States. 51,609 sq. mi. (133,670 sq. km). Capital: Montgomery. Abbreviation: AL (for use with zip code), Ala. a river flowing SW from central Alabama to the Mobile River. 315 miles (505 km) long. Contemporary Examples Instead of worrying about where I’m from, see if you can get the Alabama […]