[al-uh-kan-tee; Spanish ah-lee-kahn-te]
- a seaport in SE Spain, on the Mediterranean.
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More than twenty-two grape varieties flourish including Mission, Syrah, Petit Syrah, Alicante Bouchet and Zinfandel.The Pleasures of America’s Oldest Vines
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The test fraud spanned from Romania to Moscow and Alicante, Spain, and the cheaters were from the U.S., Egypt, Japan, and Russia.Sex, Bribes & Rhythmic Gymnastics: The IOC’s Biggest Scandals
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I leave it to be imagined what the police of Alicante forty years ago were like.
I wanted to send a telegram to my mother, but this was impossible, as there was no telegraph at Alicante.
She was from Cadiz, bound first to Alicante, and then to Valencia.Held Fast For England
G. A. Henty
The transports with the army are returned to Carthagena and Alicante.
We are actually going by steam-boat to Alicante, and from Alicante to Malaga.George Eliot's Life, Vol. III (of 3)
- a port in SE Spain: commercial centre. Pop: 305 911 (2003 est)Catalan name: Alacant
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