alicant


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alicant

(ˌælɪˈkænt)
n
a wine produced near or in Alicante in Spain
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Alicant, Carthagena, Palos, and Malaga will be passed but a mile or two distant, and Gibraltar reached in about twenty-four hours.
But above all, the season for curing the grapes coming on, I caused such a prodigious quantity to be hung up in the sun, that, I believe, had we been at Alicant, where the raisins of the sun are cured, we could have filled sixty or eighty barrels; and these, with our bread, formed a great part of our food - very good living too, I assure you, for they are exceedingly nourishing.
The court was told Mrs Wheeler, who was staying in Mr and Mrs Green's Gran Alicant apartment, had banned her son from her house while she was away.