alba

[ ahl-buh, al- ]
/ ˈɑl bə, ˈæl- /
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noun

a Provençal troubadour poem or love song, typically about the parting of lovers at dawn.

Nearby words

  1. alateen,
  2. alava,
  3. alay,
  4. alb,
  5. alb.,
  6. alba iulia,
  7. alba longa,
  8. alba.,
  9. albacete,
  10. albacore

Origin of alba

1815–25; < Old Provençal: dawn < Latin, feminine of albus white

Alba

[ al-buh; Spanish ahl-vah ]
/ ˈæl bə; Spanish ˈɑl vɑ /

noun

Alba.

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British Dictionary definitions for alba

Alba

/ (Spanish ˈalβa) /

noun

Duke of Alba See Alva
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Medicine definitions for alba

alba

[ ălbə ]

n.

white matter

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