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Duke of Alba, See Alva
alba al·ba (āl’bə)
See white matter.
a city in SE Spain. Historical Examples The Albacete dagger was driven deep between the shoulder-blades. The Firebrand S. R. Crockett Albacete , a province in Spain, with a capital of same name, 173 m. SE. The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood Garcia and his wife were making preparations to go to the […]
a long-finned tuna, Thunnus alalunga, of warm or temperate seas, the flesh of which is valued for canning. any of various tunalike fishes. Historical Examples Tackle and Lure—The albacore will take almost any lure from a sardine to a white rag. Game Birds and Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast Harry Thom Payne It also […]
a brand of novobiocin.
Saint, 3rd century a.d, first English martyr. Historical Examples From that moment Mrs. Ellmother became a person in whom Alban was interested. I Say No Wilkie Collins It was there that the first British martyr, Saint Alban, was killed. A Portrait of Old George Town Grace Dunlop Ecker Out in the open street, the Archbishop […]