Alban


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Alban

(ˈɔːlbən)
n
(Biography) Saint. 3rd century ad, the first English martyr. He was beheaded by the Romans on the site on which St Alban's Abbey now stands, for admitting his conversion to Christianity. Feast day: June 17
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References in classic literature ?
In that land are mountains far higher than the Alban mountains; the vast Roman Campagna, a hundred miles long and full forty broad, is really small compared to the United States of America; the Tiber, that celebrated river of ours, which stretches its mighty course almost two hundred miles, and which a lad can scarcely throw a stone across at Rome, is not so long, nor yet so wide, as the American Mississippi--nor yet the Ohio, nor even the Hudson.
He can see the Alban Mountains, the Appenines, the Sabine Hills, and the blue Mediterranean.
He wrote of old church music and the Alban Hills, and of the languor of incense and the charm of the streets by night, in the rain, when the pavements shone and the light of the street lamps was mysterious.
Here and there I see what takes me at once as noble--something that I might compare with the Alban Mountains or the sunset from the Pincian Hill; but that makes it the greater pity that there is so little of the best kind among all that mass of things over which men have toiled so.
I am sorry to say you are right," Alban Morris answered gravely.
One year after Queen Victoria's death, Mexican archaeologist Leopoldo Barres began his pioneering excavations at Monte Alban, but his efforts failed to shed much light on why the site fell into decay.
In his current position, Alban works in the areas of Product Development and Manufacturing Processes.
The company is a joint venture between Lorraine Alban and Maureen Herrera.
CYNHELIR refferendwm ar annibyniaeth i'r Alban ddydd Iau, Medi 18, ac mewn nifer o raglenni arbennig ar S4C yn arwain i fyny at y bleidlais, fe gawn ni'r trafod a'r dadlau, y cyfri a'r canlyniadau wrth i bobl y wlad wneud eu penderfyniad hanesyddol.
Bu Juan Pedro Viqueira Alban (Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources Inc.
The mill, roughly 60 kilometres south of Sudbury, burned to the ground, and 80 men and women from the Alban, Noelville, St.
Meanwhile, a new study indicates that most churches are unprepared to administer wide-ranging social service programs on the scale Gore and Bush envision, The study, undertaken by the Alban Institute, a Maryland-based research organization, found that most of America's 300,000 houses of worship are small and function mainly as centers for spiritual activity, not social services.