- a town in W Spain: a Roman bridge spans the River Tagus. Pop: 1739 (2003 est)
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Historical Examples of alcántara
There was a knight of Alcantara at my side, and I asked him who the lady was.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Inferior in dignity and power to both these orders was the order of Alcantara.The History of Chivalry, Volume I (of 2)
I have already given some account of the Bridge of Alcantara.Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain
George Edmund Street
"No defect can be hidden from me," replied Alcantara haughtily.
His pulse was quite normal, and Alcantara shook his head at his friends in denial.