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Alba

(Spanish ˈalβa)
n
(Biography) Duke of Alba See Alva
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Al•ba

(ˈæl bə; Sp. ˈɑl vɑ)

n.
Duke of, Alva, Fernando Alvarez de Toledo.
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It was necessary that Romulus should not remain in Alba, and that he should be abandoned at his birth, in order that he should become King of Rome and founder of the fatherland.
"'That was not the call of a man of Erin,' says Deirdre, 'but the call of a man of Alba.'
A bird of another closely allied genus, Chionis alba, is an inhabitant of the antarctic regions; it feeds on sea-weed and shells on the tidal rocks.
The retreat of Rocca Bianca was at the top of a small mountain, which no doubt in former days had been a volcano -- an extinct volcano before the days when Remus and Romulus had deserted Alba to come and found the city of Rome.