Elche


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El·che

 (ĕl′chĕ)
A city of southeast Spain southwest of Alicante. An ancient Roman colony, it was held by the Moors from the 8th to the 13th century.

Elche

(Spanish ˈɛltʃe)
n
(Placename) a town in S Spain, in Valencia: noted for Iberian and Roman archaeological finds and the medieval religious drama performed there annually: fruit growing, esp dates, pomegranates, figs. Pop: 207 163 (2003 est). Catalan name: Elx

El•che

(ˈɛl tʃɛ)

n.
a city in E Spain. 173,392.
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Major organization : JUNTA DE GOBIERNO DEL AYUNTAMIENTO DE ELCHE
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Three Iranian animation films are slated to vie at the 42nd edition of Elche International Independent Film Festival in Spain.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 26 October 2017: Saul Niguez, left his hometown with a bad taste in his mouth as Atletico Madrid ended its match against Elche with a draw (1-1) in the first leg of the 32nd round in the Spanish Cup (Copa del Rey).
la liga Sky Sports 5, 7pm Key stat Elche have lost five of their last seven home matches, four of them to nil Leading scorers Elche Shirt no.
BARCELONA v ELCHE Sky Sports 3, 3pm MIDFIELDER Andres Iniesta is hoping Barcelona will pick up where they left off before the winter break as they prepare to face Elche in La Liga.
Atletico Madrid will be looking to continue their wonderful start to the season, when they visit Elche in the La Liga clash on Saturday.
SOUTH Shields striker Conor Young is keeping is feet on the ground - despite a dream move to Spanish La Liga new boys Elche CF, writes MARK RAMSAY.
London, Sept 27 ( ANI ): Police in Spain have reportedly received 120 complaints of 'robbery' from football fans in the wake of Real Madrid's victory over Spanish side Elche.
MADRID -- Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in the second half to give Real Madrid a hard-fought 2-1 away win at Elche in the Spanish league Wednesday.
Dozens of people have been injured after a rogue firework set off a huge explosion in a church bell tower in Elche, Spain during summer festivities.
Finally, we're off to Spain and tomorrow Real Madrid's B team are at home to Elche in the second division.