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  • proper n. A suburb of Liverpool, England
  • proper n. A suburb of Bradford, England
  • proper n. A village in Illinois, United States
  • proper n. A city in Iowa, United States
  • proper n. A habitational surname.

Etymologies

The name of the English location is possibly from Old English alor (alder) and -tun, or possibly it was named for Alfred the Great. It is in the Domesday Book as Alvertune. (Wiktionary)

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