a valved brass musical instrument, varying in shape, that is the alto member of the cornet family.
althorn, one of the instruments of the sax-horn family, the tenor sax-horn.
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a valved brass musical instrument belonging to the saxhorn or flügelhorn families
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noun a mansion in Northamptonshire: seat of the Earls Spencer since 1508; originally a medieval house; altered (1787) to its present neoclassical style by Henry Holland. Diana, Princess of Wales is buried on Round Oval Island in the centre of the ornamental lake in Althorp Park Historical Examples From his manner and the great curiosity […]
in spite of the fact that; even though; though. Contemporary Examples A Los Angeles judge revoked her probation and Lohan was brought to jail, although she was released later that day on bail. Lindsay Lohan and Rehab: A Look at Their Long-Term Relationship Rachel Osman July 31, 2013 although this is a notoriously difficult checkpoint, […]
a combining form with the meaning “high,” used in the formation of compound words: altigram, altitude. Historical Examples The Constantinian line of fortifications, therefore, ran a little to the east of the quarter of alti Mermer. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 2 Various The other indication is the name alti Mermer (the six […]
noun Louis. 1918–90, French Marxist philosopher, author of For Marx (1965) and Reading Capital (1965): committed to a mental hospital (1981) after killing his wife Contemporary Examples In France, a whole constellation of (relatively) young thinkers are transforming it: Foucault, althusser, Deleuze, etc. Derrida’s ‘Of Grammatology’ and the Birth of Deconstruction Benoît Peeters December 20, […]