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Alfonso I

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noun
  1. Alfonso Henriques, 1109?–85, first king of Portugal 1139–85.
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Alfonso V

noun
  1. 1432–81, king of Portugal 1438–81.
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Portuguese Afonso V.

Alfonso X

[al-fon-soh, -zoh; Spanish ahl-fawn-saw]
noun
  1. Alfonso the Wise, 1221–84, king of Castile 1252–84.
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Alfonso XII

noun
  1. 1857–85, king of Spain 1874–85.
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Alfonso XIII

noun
  1. 1886–1941, king of Spain 1886–1930.
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  • Alfonso d'Este (born 1476) had it carved on the mantelpiece of his study at Belvedere.

  • Even Alfonso was not able to please everybody—Poggio, for example.

  • Alfonso Borgia was born in the year 1378 at Xativa, near Valencia.

    Lucretia Borgia

    Ferdinand Gregorovius

  • Nor does he say anything about the way Cæsar despatched his brother-in-law Alfonso.

    Lucretia Borgia

    Ferdinand Gregorovius

  • Alfonso made a signal—he was about to show mercy to his brothers.

    Lucretia Borgia

    Ferdinand Gregorovius


British Dictionary definitions for alfonso

Alfonso XIII

noun
  1. 1886–1941, king of Spain (1886–1931), who was forced to abdicate on the establishment of the republic in 1931
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