a fertile soil of humid regions that occurs worldwide, especially where native broadleaf forests were established, and is highly productive for agriculture.
Also called Great Alföld. a vast plain in E Hungary, extending to the border of Ukraine and into Serbia and W Romania. . Historical Examples alfold, too, has a great old yew-tree, one of a row of three in the Fold churchyards. Highways and Byways in Surrey Eric Parker Has it ever been noticed that […]
alfl language A lazy function language. A weakly typed, lazy functional language developed by Paul Hudak email@example.com of Yale in 1983. Alfl is implemented as a Scheme preprocessor for the Orbit compiler, by transforming laziness into force-and-delay. [“Alfl Reference Manual and Programmer’s Guide”, P. Hudak, YALEU/DCS/RR322, Yale U, Oct 1984]. See also ParAlfl. (1995-04-24)
(Alfonso Henriques) 1109?–85, first king of Portugal 1139–85. 1432–81, king of Portugal 1438–81. (“Alfonso the Wise”) 1221–84, king of Castile 1252–84. 1857–85, king of Spain 1874–85. 1886–1941, king of Spain 1886–1930. Contemporary Examples For Gravity, alfonso Cuarón became the first Latino director to win the Best Director prize. The Changing Color of the Oscars: ’12 […]
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(Alfonso de Borja; Alfonso Borgia) 1378–1458, Spanish ecclesiastic: pope 1455–58.