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 (ăl′bə-sā′tē, äl′vä-thĕ′tĕ)
A city of southeast Spain west-southwest of Valencia. It was the site of battles between Moors and Christians in 1145 and 1146.


(Spanish alβaˈθete)
(Placename) a city in SE Spain: metal goods manufacturing. Pop: 155 142 (2003 est)


(ˌɑl vɑˈθɛ tɛ)

a city in SE Spain. 127,169.
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Contract notice: Housekeeping, laundry, closet and showers at the center of attention to homeless service center under the social action of the city of albacete.
IT WAS interesting to note in the Echo (November 29) that the 3rd Battalion The Royal Welsh have been training at Albacete in Spain.
Albacete, who also was a columnist and frequent lecturer, had been a friend of Pope John Paul II ever since the priest escorted then-Cardinal Karol Wojtyla of Krakow, Poland, around New York City in 1976.
FR sprinter Nacer Bouhanni won stage eight of the Vuelta a Espana in Albacete yesterday, with Movistar Team's Alejandro Valverde retaining the red leader's jersey.
Toulouse lock Patricio Albacete, Lyon back row Juan Manuel Leguizamon and Racing Metro duo Juan Imhoff and Juan Martin Hernandez are among the big name Argentines currently plying their trade in the Top14, while there are a host of others based in the Aviva Premiership.
ATLETICO MADRID are 1-2 to beat Albacete in tonight's Copa Del Rey last-32 first leg and those odds look worth snapping up, writes Dan Williams.
1] Urology Service, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Albacete, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, Albacete, Spain;
ARGENTINA: Amorosino; Camacho, Bosch, Rodriguez, Agulla; Fernandez; Vergallo; Roncero, Ledesma, Figallo, Carizza, Albacete, Farias Cabello, Leguizamon, Fernandez Lobbe.
It is unfortunate that our agreed date clashes with a round of the World Endurance Race in Albacete, Spain.
Spain have played in all areas - except the Basque Country - in recent qualifiers: 2010: Murcia, Albacete, Madrid (Real), La Coruna, Merida; 2008: Badajoz, Madrid (Real), Mallorca, Oviedo, Madrid (Real), Las Palmas; 2006: Santander, Almeria, Valencia, Valencia, Madrid (Atletico); 2004: Albacete, Leon, Zaragoza, Elche; 2002: Madrid, Alicante, Oviedo, Valencia.
Team: H Agulla (Brive); L Borges (Albi), G Tiesi (Harlequins), M Rodriguez (Atletico de Rosario), F M Aramburu (Dax); S Fernandez (Hindu Club), A Lalanne (London Irish);MAyerza(Leicester),AVBasualdo(Toulouse),MScelzo (Clermont Auvergne), M Carizza (Biarritz), P Albacete (Toulouse), A Campos (Montauban), A Abadie (Rovigo), M Fernandez Lobbe ( Toulon, capt).
TEES bike ace Paul Veazey was heading for a top 10 finish in the European Supersport Championship race at Albacete in Spain before being hit by another rider and forced off the track and out of the race.