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(Spanish ˈalβa)
(Biography) Duke of Alba See Alva


(ˈæl bə; Sp. ˈɑl vɑ)

Duke of, Alva, Fernando Alvarez de Toledo.
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The retreat of Rocca Bianca was at the top of a small mountain, which no doubt in former days had been a volcano -- an extinct volcano before the days when Remus and Romulus had deserted Alba to come and found the city of Rome.
It was necessary that Romulus should not remain in Alba, and that he should be abandoned at his birth, in order that he should become King of Rome and founder of the fatherland.
That was not the call of a man of Erin,' says Deirdre, 'but the call of a man of Alba.
A bird of another closely allied genus, Chionis alba, is an inhabitant of the antarctic regions; it feeds on sea-weed and shells on the tidal rocks.
Pete Bartlett and Alba's CEO Tim Murray, in the presence of officials from NOGA, Bapco and Alba.
They marched from Alba to the Labour Ministry, in Zayed Town, in a demonstration supported by the Alba Labour Union (ALU).
Commenting on the deal, Alba chief executive Tim Murray said: "As Alba grows and diversifies its export markets, APM Terminals Bahrain plays an important role in facilitating the outbound supply chain.
Alba was able to sustain value-added (VA) sales for 2014 with an average of 66 per cent of total shipments.
modal=true) photo , Alba was seen dressed in a pair of skinny jeans as she posed with a group of friends.
I would like to thank the Alba Board, the Management, the Alba Labour Union and all employees and contractors for their support in this achievement.
Commenting on this announcement, Alba s Chief Executive Officer, Tim Murray said: Alba owes its success to the employees and thanks them for their contribution towards the Company s success.
Alba still maintains the AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability, even after first achieving this rating in 2013.