Alloa



noun
a town in E central Scotland, the administrative centre of Clackmannanshire. Pop: 18 989 (2001)
Historical Examples

To the north-east of alloa is the thriving mining village of Sauchie.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4 Various

alloa it was, to be sure; for Johnny had taken the wrong boat, and that was all.
Wilson’s Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume I Various

And with such histories the younger of the two sisters, in a very sweet Scottish accent, animated the whole way to alloa.
Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 Augustus J. C. Hare

The rest of stocking is knitted in alloa yarn with needles No. 12.
Cycling and Shooting Knickerbocker Stockings H. P. Ryder

To cover this operation, Benson had deposited 3,000 in the alloa Bank.
Mysteries of Police and Crime Arthur Griffiths

Her remains were brought for interment to the churchyard of alloa.
The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume III Various

The rest of the stocking is knitted in alloa wool with needles No. 12, as in previous directions.
Cycling and Shooting Knickerbocker Stockings H. P. Ryder

In 1819, he settled as a surgeon and apothecary in the town of alloa.
The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume IV. Various

Knit the rest of your stocking in alloa yarn with needles No. 12.
Cycling and Shooting Knickerbocker Stockings H. P. Ryder

He had the reward of seeing his efforts succeed, the gardens of alloa being much eulogized and visited.
Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745. Mrs. Thomson

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