[ ahl-vah-the-te ]

  1. a city in SE Spain.

Words Nearby Albacete Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Albacete in a sentence

  • 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
  • Garcia and his wife were making preparations to go to the great fair at Albacete.

    Poor Folk in Spain | Jan Gordon
  • 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.

British Dictionary definitions for Albacete


/ (Spanish alβaˈθete) /

  1. a city in SE Spain: metal goods manufacturing. Pop: 155 142 (2003 est)

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