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a city in SW Oklahoma.
Historical Examples

The following is the first stanza of the Altus which shows the metre.
Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum John Healy

He wrote an Altus, and is said to have copied 300 books with his own hand.
Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys Dugald Butler and Herbert Story

Altus: above: applied to a part raised above the usual level.
Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith

Horace applies the epithet ‘Altus,’ Ovid that of ‘animosus’ to Accius.
The Roman Poets of the Republic William Young Sellar

It contains fifteen rhyming couplets of the same character as those in the Altus, but its authenticity is by no means so certain.
Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum John Healy

Caudex arborescens erectus simplicissimus cylindraceus, 6-18-pedes Altus, crassitie femoris.
Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia] [Volume 2 of 2] Phillip Parker King


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