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.
(46) His story about John was the title story in a collection published, semilegally, in 1943 by the Catholic Alsatia publishing house in German-occupied Colmar, where the maverick Alsatian autonomist Joseph Rosse worked to produce books that could not otherwise be produced within German jurisdiction.
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.
It tells the story of how Ali Baba, played by Ashley Clifford, discovers a cave full of treasures after seeing 40 thieves enter the premises with the words "Open Sesame!" 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.
(22.) Soeur Marie-Andre DU SACRE-CiUR, Sous le Ciel d'Afrique, Paris, Alsatia, 1948, p.
(22.) 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.
The native pas, and the beach near them, remain to this day an eye-sore to the cleanly town of Wellington; they are nurseries for the virulent cutaneous diseases and pulmonary complaints which decimate the inhabitants every year; they are schools for idleness, ignorance, and therefore unfounded suspicion and jealousy of the white man [...] [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.