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[ahl-vah-the-te] /ˌɑl vɑˈθɛ tɛ/
a city in SE Spain. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Garcia and his wife were making preparations to go to the great fair at Albacete.

    Poor Folk in Spain Jan Gordon
  • 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
  • The rainfall averages about 12½ inches on the coast, but varies greatly; at Albacete it is said to average 13 inches.

    Spain Wentworth Webster
  • And, as he spoke, he instinctively opened and shut his long Albacete knife.

  • These two were trudging behind, their long Albacete knives in their hands, ready for any attempt to escape.

    The White Plumes of Navarre Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • Among the tempting wares of Seville are Albacete knives, with gorgeous handles of inlaid ebony, tortoise, or ivory.

    Spanish Highways and Byways Katharine Lee Bates
  • And if we fight, our custom is to do it with a couple of Albacete knives before half the town, and be done with it.

    The Firebrand

    S. R. Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for Albacete


/Spanish alβaˈθete/
a city in SE Spain: metal goods manufacturing. Pop: 155 142 (2003 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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