[ al-sey-shuh ]
/ ælˈseɪ ʃə /
name formerly given to the Whitefriars district in London, England, which was a sanctuary for debtors and lawbreakers.
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How to use Alsatia in a sentence
Then followed some sage advices, dictated by Lowestoffe's acquaintance with Alsatia and its manners.
The time is propitious, for as the council is now met in Alsatia, so the Temple walks are quiet.
You might seek mercy in the Star-Chamber, or holiness in hell, with better success than quiet in Alsatia.
Mrs. Martha Trapbois had dwelt too long in Alsatia, to be either surprised or terrified at the altercation she had witnessed.
British Dictionary definitions for Alsatia
an area around Whitefriars, London, in the 17th century, which was a sanctuary for criminals and debtors
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