Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southeast Spain on the Mediterranean Sea south of Valencia. It is a port and tourist center. Population: 323,000.

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  • proper n. A province of Spain
  • proper n. The capital city of the Alicante province

Etymologies

From Spanish Alicante. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The widest avenues, such as La Rambla or Doctor Gadea will lead you to Alfonso X el Sabio Street with the Luceros on one side and the Central Market on the other, just opposite the School of Spanish. junior courses in alicante, spain zador spanish school in alicante Zador Spanish language institute in Alicante occupies the first floor of a restored historical building, situated right in the Alicante city centre.

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  • Am a bit peeved because I've just discovered a group has announced me as doing an event in Alicante on Nov 9.

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  • “Explained why we brought a vampire with us to Alicante, which is, by the way, expressly against the Law.”

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  • "It was fantastic and we really wanted to get over the defeat in Alicante."

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  • It's located in the Spanish region of Alicante which is on the Casablanca, on the Mediterranean coast of Spain.

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  • We are fortunate in Ajijic that the Guadalajara restaurant featuring the cuisine of the Alicante region on the Mediterranean coast in Spain just south of Barcelona has opened a branch in West Ajijic and is serving up some of the finest seafood and accompaniments this town has ever seen.

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  • Cristalhombre wrote me asking for further references on "foodie" places at Lakeside after my review of the wonderful Tabarka Restaurant featuring splendid Spanish Mediterranean seafood from the Alicante Region and I told him I knew of few places that met those standards at Lakeside but Dawg has just discovered another place that is new and special beyond belief so here goes:

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  • He himself relies on a producer in the neighboring Alicante region.

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  • The helpful Mr Beach rounds off a most informative dispatch by revealing that the Dutch side Heracles Almelo, Greek club Iraklis of Salonica and recently-relegated Spanish minnows Hércules Alicante are all named after the demi-god son of the father of gods and men, Zeus.

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  • Scotland's motivation is without question; victory in Alicante would guarantee them a Euro 2012 play‑off place.

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