Definitions

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  • proper noun A village in Cumbria, England
  • proper noun A village in Devon, England
  • proper noun A village in Lancashire, England
  • proper noun A habitational surname.

Etymologies

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From Old English Ælfes (given name with possessive) tun, translating as "Ælf's town".

Examples

  • A lot will depend on how guys like Kevin Alston and Sean Franklin develop, but I'm not ready to give Cherundolo his gold watch just yet.

    A look ahead at the US National Team

  • MARTIN: Brian Alston is a senior sociology major at Morehouse College.

    Is Morehouse Ready For The 'Mean Girls'?

  • It would appear that Alston is mostly unhappy with covert military operations.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Drone Warfare, the CIA, and Charlie Savage’s NYT Article

  • Alston is a considerably improved decision-maker and shooter; he will be a hero or a bum in this series. ...

    USATODAY.com

  • How about New England's Kevin Alston (if healthy) and Houston's Geoff Cameron?

    Looking ahead to USA friendly at South Africa

  • Corrections & Amplifications Alstom SA was incorrectly referred to as Alston in a headline that accompanied this Corporate News page article in some editions Monday about the company's actions regarding a probe by Swiss and French prosecutors.

    Alstom Probe Gets Play

  • Alstom SA was incorrectly referred to as Alston in a headline that accompanied a Corporate News page article in some editions Monday about the company's actions regarding a probe by Swiss and French prosecutors.

    Corrections & Amplifications

  • Senator Dole, for the last year or so, has been working for the Washington law firm -- it's actually based all over the country, but has an office here known as Alston and Bird.

    CNN Transcript Feb 22, 2006

  • Neighbors called Alston's home the Light House, Woods said.

    azcentral.com | news

  • This past week alone, city officials have called Alston out for playing political hardball; his fellow county commissioners have questioned his actions; and some community leaders have raised concerns about the conflict between his roles as a county commissioner, businessman and community leader.

    News & Record Article Feed

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