Alicante



a seaport in SE Spain, on the Mediterranean.
Contemporary Examples

The test fraud spanned from Romania to Moscow and Alicante, Spain, and the cheaters were from the U.S., Egypt, Japan, and Russia.
Sex, Bribes & Rhythmic Gymnastics: The IOC’s Biggest Scandals Sujay Kumar September 5, 2013

More than twenty-two grape varieties flourish including Mission, Syrah, Petit Syrah, Alicante Bouchet and Zinfandel.
The Pleasures of America’s Oldest Vines Jordan Salcito February 21, 2014

Historical Examples

A report from Spain says that an uprising in Alicante is feared.
The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 38, July 29, 1897 Various

I wanted to send a telegram to my mother, but this was impossible, as there was no telegraph at Alicante.
My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt

Alicant, al′i-kant, n. a Spanish wine formerly much esteemed, said to have been made near Alicante in Spain.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various

The transports with the army are returned to Carthagena and Alicante.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 348 Various

Outside the station at Alicante there was a horde of omnibuses surrounded by a fringe of touts.
Poor Folk in Spain Jan Gordon

We are actually going by steam-boat to Alicante, and from Alicante to Malaga.
George Eliot’s Life, Vol. III (of 3) George Eliot

The nearest after them is the province of Madrid, with only 77 per square kilometre, and Corunna and Alicante with 75.
Spain Wentworth Webster

One told of a voyage from Barcelona to Alicante which he had once undertaken.
Romantic Spain John Augustus O’Shea

noun
a port in SE Spain: commercial centre. Pop: 305 911 (2003 est) Catalan name Alacant

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