[ el-che ]
/ ˈɛl tʃɛ /
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a city in E Spain.
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Words nearby Elche
El Cajon, El Campo, El Capitan, El Centro, El Cerrito, Elche, El Cid Campeador, El Cordobés, eld, elder, elderberry
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How to use Elche in a sentence
Did he offer to take you and three others to Elche, aboard a craft called the White Moon?
Twelve miles south is Elche, which is filled with palm-plantations.
Elche, Guadix, and Jijona betray in their etymology a Semitic origin.Southern Spain|A.F. Calvert
The Elche reservoir, in the same province, has a similar dam 55 ft. high.
To send her to Elche is a charge that does not touch my compact.
British Dictionary definitions for Elche
/ (Spanish ˈɛltʃe) /
a town in S Spain, in Valencia: noted for Iberian and Roman archaeological finds and the medieval religious drama performed there annually: fruit growing, esp dates, pomegranates, figs. Pop: 207 163 (2003 est)Catalan name: Elx
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