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Alphonsus

noun
  1. a crater in the SE quadrant of the moon, about 112 km in diameter, in which volcanic activity may have occurred
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Historical Examples

  • It seemed to them that Alphonsus was more tyrannical than the Turks.

    Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)

    Isaac D'Israeli

  • Its neighbor toward the south, Alphonsus, is eighty-three miles across.

  • It was the maxim, I think, of Alphonsus of Aragon that dead counsellors are safest.

  • It was the maxim, I think, of Alphonsus of Arragon, that dead counsellors are safest.

  • Sister Alphonsus, always solicitous for the comfort of others, overtaxed her limited strength.