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Alavus is a municipality of Finland. It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region. The town has a population of 12,354 and covers an area of 842.73 square kilometres of which 52.31 km² is water. The population density is 15.63 inhabitants per square kilometre.
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by Nielsen & Lundbeck
Vaasan lääni: Vaasa, Alavus, Haapamäki, Härmä, llmajoki, lso- kyrö, Jalasjärvi, Jyväskylä, Kannus, Karstula, Kaskinen, Kauhajoki, Kauhava, Kokkola, Kristiina, Kuortane, Kurikka. Laihia, Lapua, Pietarsaari, Saarijärvi, ...
A Dictionary of Medicine (1884)
Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics, Hygiene, and the Diseases Peculiar to Women and Children by Sir Richard Quain
ATAVIQM (alavus. a grandfather) signifies the inheritance of a disease or constitutional peculiarity from a generation antecedent to that immediately preceding.
Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... and the Various Sciences Closely Related to Medicine ... by George Milbry Gould
See Alavus pigmentosus. Pigmentation (pig-men-ta/-shun) [pingere, to paint]. Deposition of or discoloration by pigment. See also Chromatosis. Pigodidymus ( pi-go - did''- im - us) [ Twyff, buttock; dióvuoc, double]. A double monster united at ...
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
alavus, a great-great-great-grandfather, a remote ancestor.] The appearance in an individual of any mental or physical characteristic or tendency to disease or diathesis, peculiar to a remote ancestor, but not manifest in ...
The Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)
An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles George Herbermann
alavus, a great-grandfather's grandfather, an ancestor]. — Duchesne introduced the word to designate those cases in which species revert spontaneously to what are presumably long-lost characters. Atavism and reversion are ...
A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie
Pertaining to Alavus, a lyric poet of Mitylene, in Lesbos, who flourished about the close of the seventh and beginning of the sixth century B.C.— Alcaic verse. See next article. Alcaic (al-ka'ik), n. A variety of verse used in Greek and Latin poetry, ...
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Scrabble value of A1L1A1V4U1S1
The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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