- a city in E Spain.
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Twelve miles south is Elche, which is filled with palm-plantations.
Elche, Guadix, and Jijona betray in their etymology a Semitic origin.Southern Spain
To send her to Elche is a charge that does not touch my compact.
"We have four hundred miles to go ere we reach Elche," says Don Sanchez.
Of our first coming to Elche and the strangeness of that city.
- a town in S Spain, in Valencia: noted for Iberian and Roman archaeological finds and the medieval religious drama performed there annually: fruit growing, esp dates, pomegranates, figs. Pop: 207 163 (2003 est)Catalan name: Elx
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