Elba


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El·ba

 (ĕl′bə)
An island of Italy in the Tyrrhenian Sea between Corsica and the mainland. Napoleon spent his first period of exile here (May 1814-February 1815).

Elba

(ˈɛlbə)
n
(Placename) a mountainous island off the W coast of Italy, in the Mediterranean: Napoleon Bonaparte's first place of exile (1814–15). Pop: 30 000 (latest est). Area: 223 sq km (86 sq miles)

El•ba

(ˈɛl bə)

n.
an Italian island in the Mediterranean, between Corsica and Italy: site of Napoleon's first exile 1814–15. 26,830; 94 sq. mi. (243 sq. km).
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Elba

Elba

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Scarcely was the captain's breath out of his body when he assumed the command without consulting any one, and he caused us to lose a day and a half at the Island of Elba, instead of making for Marseilles direct.
As to taking command of the vessel," replied Morrel, "that was his duty as captain's mate; as to losing a day and a half off the Island of Elba, he was wrong, unless the vessel needed repairs.
Come, come," continued he, patting Edmond's shoulder kindly, "you did very right, Dantes, to follow Captain Leclere's instructions, and touch at Elba, although if it were known that you had conveyed a packet to the marshal, and had conversed with the emperor, it might bring you into trouble.
The Baron di Piombo was among those of Napoleon's devoted servants who had co-operated most effectually in the return from Elba.
An intimate friend of Labedoyere, who contributed more than any other man, except the unfortunate colonel, to the union of the 7th regiment with the grenadiers of Elba.
From Leghorn to Naples (calling at Civita Vecchia to land any who may prefer to go to Rome from that point), the distance will be made in about thirty-six hours; the route will lay along the coast of Italy, close by Caprera, Elba, and Corsica.
The Allies defeated Napoleon, entered Paris, forced Napoleon to abdicate, and sent him to the island of Elba, not depriving him of the title of Emperor and showing him every respect, though five years before and one year later they all regarded him as an outlaw and a brigand.
Still, the Island of Elba is a rummy show, I can assure you.
We were among the islands that dot the course from Genoa to Naples; that was Elba falling back on our starboard quarter, that purple patch with the hot sun setting over it.
Suddenly the sun sank behind the Island of Elba, the lane of dancing sunlight was instantaneously quenched and swallowed in the trackless waste, and in the middle distance, already miles astern, either my sight deceived me or a black speck bobbed amid the gray.
com/heat-vision/idris-elba-avengers-age-ultron-745646) The Hollywood Reporter notes that reps for Idris Elba and Tom Hiddleston haven't yet responded for the request for the comment on the news.
2IDRIS ELBA Elba swapped his native Hackney accent for a strong Baltimore one in hit crime show The Wire (and also mastered a South African accent for Mandela).