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a crater in the SE quadrant of the moon, about 112 km in diameter, in which volcanic activity may have occurred
Historical Examples

Among the retainers of the Emperor was a secretary named alphonsus Waldesius.
The Life of Philip Melanchthon Karl Friedrich Ledderhose

It seemed to them that alphonsus was more tyrannical than the Turks.
Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) Isaac D’Israeli

Even the marriage of alphonsus with Iphigenia fails to enliven the style of the poet.
The Critics Versus Shakspere Francis A. Smith

Its neighbor toward the south, alphonsus, is eighty-three miles across.
Pleasures of the telescope Garrett Serviss

alphonsus, the conqueror, begins his career as an exiled claimant to the throne of Arragon.
The Growth of English Drama Arnold Wynne

It was the maxim, I think, of alphonsus of Aragon that dead counsellors are safest.
The Book Lovers’ Anthology Various

It was the maxim, I think, of alphonsus of Arragon, that dead counsellors are safest.
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., in Nine Volumes, Volume the Second Samuel Johnson

Sister alphonsus, always solicitous for the comfort of others, overtaxed her limited strength.
History of Linn County Iowa Luther A. Brewer

The manner of his conversion was most wonderful and in many of its features resembled that of alphonsus Ratisbonne.
The Catholic World. Volume II; Numbers 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. E. Rameur

alphonsus is a history proper—a dramatized chronicle or narrative of warlike events.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 5 Various


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