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[ahl-kuh-moh, al-; Italian ahl-kah-maw]
  1. a city in NW Sicily, Italy, near the site of the ancient Greek settlement of Segesta.
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Historical Examples

  • That evening they reached Alcamo, a large town, where they were received with enthusiasm.

    Out with Garibaldi

    G. A. Henty

  • The "Relievo dei Cavalli" at Alcamo offers no relief for you!

  • Between Ciullo d' Alcamo and his successors there is some gap of time, and a corresponding want of gradation.


    Vernon Lee

  • We reached Alcamo in the evening; a well-built town, that contains above 8,000 inhabitants.