alicant


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alicant

(ˌælɪˈkænt)
n
a wine produced near or in Alicante in Spain
References in classic literature ?
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.
1790): "Observations on the description of the theatre of Saguntum, as given by Emanuel Marti, Dean of Alicant, in a Letter addressed to D.