Alice



a city in S Texas.
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a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “of noble rank.”.
a town in Northern Territory, in central Australia.
Contemporary Examples

Alice wore a black nylon rain jacket that looked as if it was ill prepared to deal with the coming chill.
The Wildly Peaceful, Human, Almost Boring, Ultimately Great New York City Protests for Eric Garner Mike Barnicle December 7, 2014

This preteen Alice (Tina Majorino) has clearly been listening to too much Liz Phair.
Alice, Bratty in Wonderland Nicole LaPorte February 27, 2010

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to reflect the cancellation of Alice in Arabia.
Hollywood’s Major Muslim Problem Doesn’t End With ‘Alice in Arabia’ Dean Obeidallah March 21, 2014

But for someone so well-known as a diarist, we hear remarkably little from Alice herself.
Great Weekend Reads: December 30, 2011 Jacob Silverman, Michael Thomsen, Lauren Elkin December 29, 2011

John Douglas Marshall talks gumbo and Alice Waters with Kim Severson.
A Life in Food John Douglas Marshall May 27, 2010

Historical Examples

But for all that, Alice was counted in on every festive gathering.
Uncle Terry Charles Clark Munn

She admitted only Hester and Margaret, and Alice, who brought him some refreshment.
Deerbrook Harriet Martineau

“You ought not to have to say that, Alice,” said Bettina, laughing nevertheless.
A Thousand Ways to Please a Husband Louise Bennett Weaver

Alice turned pale when he told her that the ship was to sail that evening.
The Grateful Indian W.H.G. Kingston

You must remember, therefore, that Alice may go to the city and come back no better.
Aunt Kitty’s Tales Maria J. McIntosh

noun
(Austral, slang) short for Alice Springs
noun
a town in central Australia, in the Northern Territory, in the Macdonnell Ranges. Pop: 23 640 (2001) Former name (until 1931) Stuart

fem. proper name, from Old French Aliz, from Old High German Adalhaid, literally “nobility, of noble kind” (see Adelaide). Among the top 20 most popular names for girls born in the U.S. from c.1880-1920. “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” published 1865.
computer, parallel
A parallel graph rewriting computer developed by Imperial College, University of Edinburgh and ICL.
(1995-01-19)
all-purpose lightweight individual carrying equipment

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