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Alva

[ al-vuh; Spanish ahl-vah ]
/ ˈæl və; Spanish ˈɑl vɑ /
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noun
Duke of. Duke of Alba.
a male or female given name.
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Alva

Alba

/ (ˈælvə, Spanish ˈalβa) /

noun
Duke of, title of Fernando Alvarez de Toledo. 1508–82, Spanish general and statesman who suppressed the Protestant revolt in the Netherlands (1567–72) and conquered Portugal (1580)
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