American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- An island of Italy in the Tyrrhenian Sea between Corsica and the mainland. Napoleon Bonaparte spent his first period of exile here (May 1814-February 1815).
“And to be even more specific, that's a description of the character he has signed on to play in "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance," the upcoming "Ghost Rider" sequel that may have just gotten slightly more enticing now that Elba is involved.”
“Elba to become a monk: Actually, to be more specific, Idris Elba is going to become an "alcoholic warrior monk.”
“It stars Ian Holm (Alien, Time Bandits, Brazil, LotR) as the Emperor who escapes from exile in Elba, and returns to Paris to reclaim his throne.”
“In New York, apples are rotting on the trees, because workers who once picked the fruit have fled frequent raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, said Maureen Marshall, an apple grower in Elba.”
““On the right side of the transparency, a rock with the word Elba on it: chained to this by one leg, put a vulture with the head of”
“On the right side of the transparency, a rock with the word Elba on it: chained to this by one leg, put a vulture with the head of”
“Your good Christmas wishes reached us long after the New Year; but we had a very pleasant Christmas at Malta with many of our old naval friends, and we spent our New Year's Day at a little port in Elba.”
“Then he spake yet again, saying, Let me, I pray you, go and live in the island of Elba, which is over against Italy, nigh unto the coast of France; and ye shall give me an allowance for me and my household, and the land of Elba also for a possession.”
“According to Ruiz, since no one knows whether "Elba" is a U.S. citizen, she does not receive Medicaid and can't be transferred to a nursing home.”
“Yet as satisfying as it would be to see the U.S. military kidnap Bush and exile him to Elba, I would still object to that course of action and I would demand he be returned to office — taking to the streets, if necessary.”
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