a city in NW Sicily, Italy, near the site of the ancient Greek settlement of Segesta.
The “Relievo dei Cavalli” at Alcamo offers no relief for you!
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXLV. July, 1844. Vol. LVI. Various
That evening they reached Alcamo, a large town, where they were received with enthusiasm.
Out with Garibaldi G. A. Henty
Between Ciullo d’ Alcamo and his successors there is some gap of time, and a corresponding want of gradation.
Euphorion Vernon Lee
We reached Alcamo in the evening; a well-built town, that contains above 8,000 inhabitants.
A Jar of Honey from Mount Hybla Leigh Hunt
- Alcan highway
. noun original name of the Alaska Highway
the wife of Polybus who received Helen and Menelaus on their way home from Troy. Historical Examples There is a question there of a “lodge today deserted” where Alcandre once came to enjoy solitude. The Spell of the Heart of France Andr Hallays (She points to the door opposite): Alcandre and Lysimon are to discourse! […]
alcaptonuria alcaptonuria al·cap·to·nu·ri·a (āl-kāp’tə-nur’ē-ə, -nyur’-) n. Variant of alkaptonuria.