Alsatia


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Alsatia

(ælˈseɪʃə)
n
1. (Placename) the ancient name for Alsace
2. (Placename) an area around Whitefriars, London, in the 17th century, which was a sanctuary for criminals and debtors
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Noun1.Alsatia - a region of northeastern France famous for its winesAlsatia - a region of northeastern France famous for its wines
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
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But Maggie always appeared in the most amiable light at her aunt Moss's; it was her Alsatia, where she was out of the reach of law,--if she upset anything, dirtied her shoes, or tore her frock, these things were matters of course at her aunt Moss's.
But it's no surprise the work is so accurate - its creator is himself a former Cunarder, having sailed on the Alsatia as a junior engineer officer.
Twin spirits, Caterina and Alsatia provide the backdrop of the story told by Scherheazade to the Sultan each night to prevent him sending her into exile.
His comic villainous roles included Cheatly in Thomas Shadwell's Squire of Alsatia (1688), and in George Etherege's The Comical Revenge (1664) he played Wheadle, the gamester.
Soeur Marie-Andre DU SACRE-COEUR, Sous le Ciel d'Afrique, Paris, Alsatia, 1948, p.
He leaves a sister, Maureen Rounds of Mashpee, MA; nine grandchildren: Kayitah, Arly, Bryan, Lauren, Garrett, Zachary, Darcy, Thomas and Bertie; and three great grandchildren: Alsatia, Jade and Avalon.
T]he pa, like Alsatia of old, is a terra incognita under no supervision, which serves to conceal many a scene of the very worst debauchery.
This author had noted in an essay, 'The Alsatia of FATA' (April 1, 2009, AIRRA and Pakistan Link, California) that, "The US and NATO planners need a paradigm shift in their approach to handling the mess in FATA.
From Alsatia, Michael and Barbara Pfeiffer arrived in 1869 with four children.
When Germany annexed Alsatia, no individual German secured a single mark's worth of Alsatian property as the spoils of war," he wrote.
Alsatia, [1946] (les deux tomes sont tres annotes) ; Pascal ou le drame de la conscience chretienne, traduit par H.
The benefit night for Shadwell's play The Squire of Alsatia (1688) netted the playwright 130[pounds sterling], and popular plays on good nights might bring in 100[pounds sterling].