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Definition of the noun Alausa

What does Alausa mean as a name of something?

Alausa is a genus of Clupeidae, described by Valenciennes in 1847.


Alausa: Alawusa is a locality in Ikeja local government of Lagos State, Nigeria. It is the seat of the Lagos State Secretariat and offices of the Governor and Deputy-Governor of Lagos State. Alawusa also has a vibrant and growing Central Business District with several multinational business concerns like Cadbury Nigeria Plc and many others having their offices located in the area. It also has many low density residential estates like the Cornerstone Estate; MKO Abiola Gardens located within it.

Phrases with Alausa

Phrases starting with the word Alausa:

  1. Alausa Eba
  2. Alausa Toli
  3. Alausa Aurea
  4. Alausa Striata
  5. Alausa Alburnus
  6. Alausa Coerulea
  7. Alausa Dorsalis
  8. Alausa macrurus
  9. Alausa Maculata
  10. Alausa Vulgaris
  11. Alausa Kanagurta
  12. Alausa Scombrina
  13. Alausa Brachysoma
  14. Alausa ctenolepis
  15. Alausa Microlepis
  16. Alausa Californica
  17. Alausa Argyrochloris

Phrase ending with the word Alausa:

  1. Genus Alausa

Other phrases containing the word Alausa:

  1. Species Alausa Eba
  2. Species Alausa Toli

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Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1868)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

SHAD (Alausa or A lorn), a genus of fishes of the family Clupeidce, differing from Clupea (the Herring, &c) in having the upper jaw deeply notched. The teeth are very small, on the jaws only, and often wanting, at least in the adult fish.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences [...] (1771)

ALAUSA, in ichthyology. See Aloba. ALAUTA, a considerable river of Turky in Europe, which, after watering the north-east part of Tranlyl- v.inia, ...

Google previewThe Cyclopædia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

ALAUSA, or ALosA, in ICZJI/Jyologj', a species of cLUPEA. See SHAn. ALAUSI, or ATUAsI, in Geograpny, a town of South America, in the jurisdiction of Cuenca, in Terra Firma. _ ALAUT, or ALT, a river of Turkey in Europe, which rises in the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1771)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts and Sciences

ALAUSA, in ichthyology. See ALosA. ALAUTA, a considerable river of 'l'urky in Europe, which, aster watering the north-cast part os Tranlsiylvania, and part of Wallachia, falls into the Danube almost opposite to Nicopolis. ALB, or ALBE, in the ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1A1U1S1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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