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[al-uh-vuh] /ˈæl ə və/
Cape, a cape in NW Washington: westernmost point in the contiguous U.S. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Vitoria had said that she hated him: well, he would do what he could to save her, and then leave Alava forever.

    The Azure Rose Reginald Wright Kauffman
  • Alava said of the Indians that their brains were in their hands.

  • Chitta should have a salary for remaining in a cottage that he would give her in Alava and never leaving it.

    The Azure Rose Reginald Wright Kauffman
  • The enemy, however, had now retired to his strongholds in Alava and Guipuscoa.

    The Bible in Spain George Borrow
  • Alava is very bad, most of the officers are more or less hurt, and I may be able to be of some service here.

    Trafalgar Benito Prez Galds
  • This zone is most extensive in Navarre, but exists also in Alava and in Biscay.

    Basque Legends Wentworth Webster
  • Alava, in his report to the Spanish Government, calls it "the most sanguinary cavalry fight perhaps ever witnessed."

    A Week at Waterloo in 1815 Magdalene De Lancey
  • You are in Alava, sir, and you speak of a member of my family.

    The Azure Rose Reginald Wright Kauffman
  • Alava replied that he thought, none the less, that the tax would encounter many obstacles, and begged him earnestly to reflect.

  • One day when I had been playing tennis with a lad from Alava I won, and he picked a quarrel with me.

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