a city in W central Romania, on the Muresul River; the historic capital of Transylvania.
a Provençal troubadour poem or love song, typically about the parting of lovers at dawn. Duke of, . . Contemporary Examples A flamboyant, multi-titled, multiply married royal to remember, the Duchess of alba died Thursday at the age of 88. Adiós to the Diva Duchess Barbie Latza Nadeau November 19, 2014 Historical Examples He made […]
- Alba longa
a city of ancient Latium, SE of Rome: legendary birthplace of Romulus and Remus. Historical Examples The most memorable event in it is the destruction of Alba Longa. A Smaller History of Rome William Smith and Eugene Lawrence His first war was with the city of Alba Longa, the foster-parent of Rome. Historic Tales, Volume […]
- Duke of alba
Duke of, . noun Duke of Alba, See Alva alba al·ba (āl’bə) n. See white matter.
a city in SE Spain. Historical Examples The Albacete dagger was driven deep between the shoulder-blades. The Firebrand S. R. Crockett Albacete , a province in Spain, with a capital of same name, 173 m. SE. The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood Garcia and his wife were making preparations to go to the […]