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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of southeast Spain west-southwest of Valencia. It was the site of battles between Moors and Christians in 1145 and 1146.

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  • proper noun A province in south-central Spain, in the autonomous community of Castilla-La Mancha
  • proper noun The capital city of the province of Albacete

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Examples

  • The pair visited the city of Albacete on Monday, where Letizia wore a printed blouse, navy pants and a magenta cardigan and Felipe donned a pale pink button-down, blue patterned tie and a navy suit.

    Princess Letizia & Prince Felipe Color-Coordinate (PHOTOS)

  • The quake was felt in the neighbouring provinces of Almería, Granada and Albacete, but the worst of the damage was done in Lorca, in the province of Murcia, where people were staying outside as aftershocks struck.

    Spain: Lorca shaken by earthquakes

  • The principle of subsidiarity was strongly invoked by Monsignor Lorenzo Albacete in a short August 5th essay, "The health care reform and the lack of the value of subsidiarity in Obama's background," for an Italian newspaper:

    Education

  • There is definitely something to what Monsignor Albacete says about Americans having a certain instinctive sense about the principle of subsidiarity, even if most of them have never heard of it.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • The principle of subsidiarity was strongly invoked by Monsignor Lorenzo Albacete in a short August 5th essay, "The health care reform and the lack of the value of subsidiarity in Obama's background," for an Italian newspaper:

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • Saffron cultivation is undergoing "a revival" in La Mancha, says José Antonio Fernández, a plant geneticist at the Albacete campus of the University of Castilla-La Mancha.

    The Purple Gold of La Mancha

  • On the other side of the draw Athletic Bilbao hammered third-tier Albacete 4-0 at San Mamés to secure a last-eight tie against Real Mallorca, who overturned a 2-0 first-leg deficit by thrashing Real Sociedad 6-1 on Tuesday.

    Barcelona set up Copa del Rey quarter-final with Real Madrid

  • But at the moment there are also doubts about the prop Census Johnston, who really looked to have lost a lot of weight for his World Cup campaign with Samoa, and the Argentinian lock Patricio Albacete, who is out for two months with a damaged ankle.

    Harlequins face toughest test of Heineken Cup hopes against Toulouse | Shaun Edwards

  • Quique Dacosta Restaurante; Teubner Foodfoto GmbH Spanish paella "I love the crop," says La Mancha farmer Juan Antonio Ortiz, who, along with his wife Maria Ángeles Serrano, grow and process a small but prestigious saffron supply outside a village called Minaya, an hour's drive north of the provincial capital Albacete.

    The Purple Gold of La Mancha

  • There is definitely something to what Monsignor Albacete says about Americans having a certain instinctive sense about the principle of subsidiarity, even if most of them have never heard of it.

    Education

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