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Alice

[al-is] /ˈæl ɪs/
noun
1.
a city in S Texas.
2.
3.
a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “of noble rank.”.

Alice Springs

noun
1.
a town in Northern Territory, in central Australia.
Also called the Alice.
Formerly Stuart.
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Alice

/ˈælɪs/
noun
1.
(Austral, slang) short for Alice Springs

Alice Springs

noun
1.
a town in central Australia, in the Northern Territory, in the Macdonnell Ranges. Pop: 23 640 (2001) Former name (until 1931) Stuart
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Word Origin and History for Alice

fem. proper name, from Old French Aliz, from Old High German Adalhaid, literally "nobility, of noble kind" (see Adelaide). Among the top 20 most popular names for girls born in the U.S. from c.1880-1920. "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" published 1865.

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