a support organization of teenage children of alcoholic parents, usually operated in conjunction with Alcoholics Anonymous.
having wings; winged. having membranous expansions like wings. the winged form of an insect when both winged and wingless forms occur in the species. Historical Examples A genus composed of species of Nayades, distinguished by their alated dorsal margins, and lamellated lateral teeth. A Conchological Manual George Brettingham Sowerby This term has the same application […]
Cape, a cape in NW Washington: westernmost point in the contiguous U.S. Historical Examples Vitoria had said that she hated him: well, he would do what he could to save her, and then leave Alava forever. The Azure Rose Reginald Wright Kauffman Alava said of the Indians that their brains were in their hands. A […]
a member of a Shiʿite sect inhabiting the coastal district of Latakia in northwest Syria. Contemporary Examples The Russians know some of the key alawite flag rank officers in the military quite well. Be Careful What You Wish For In Syria Theodore Kattouf December 6, 2012 Assad the alawite will not go until the balance […]
a mountain range in SW Kyrgyzstan, part of the Tien Shan. To 19,280 feet (5880 meters). noun a mountain range in central Asia, in SW Kyrgyzstan, running from the Tian Shan range in China into Tajikistan. Average height: 4800 m (16 000 ft), rising over 5850 m (19 500 ft)