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Alban

Places

  1. Alban a.k.a. Albán is a municipality and town of Colombia in the department of Cundinamarca.
  2. Alban a.k.a. Albán is a town and municipality in the Nariño Department, Colombia. The town was established on 15 June 1573. As of 2005 it had a population of 19,367.
  3. Alban is a town in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 897 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Alban is located within the town.

There are other places with in their name, like Alban Arena, Monte Alban, Saint Alban, Saint-Alban, Sankt Alban, St. Alban's, Saint-Alban-d'Ay, St Alban's Abbey, St. Alban's College, Saint-Alban-Du-Rhône, Saint-Alban-les-Eaux, Saint-Alban-Auriolles, Saint-Alban-en-Montagne, Saint-Alban-sur-Limagnole, saint-julien-en-saint-alban.

People

  1. Alban a.k.a. Saint Alban is venerated as the first recorded British Christian martyr, and is considered to be the British protomartyr. Along with his fellow saints "Amphibalus," Julius, and Aaron, Alban is one of four named martyrs recorded from Roman Britain. He is traditionally believed to have been beheaded in the Roman city of Verulamium sometime during the 3rd or 4th century, and his cult has been celebrated there since ancient times.
  2. Alban a.k.a. Alban Ceray is a Monegasque pornographic actor.

There are other people with in their name, like Alban Roe, Dr. Alban, Tim Alban, Alban Berg, Alban Muca, Alban Muja, Alban Ukaj, Dick Alban, John Alban, Juan Alban and many others.

Characters

  1. Alban is a fictional character in the 2012 tv movie Punk.
  2. Alban is a fictional character from the 2007 film Le deuxième souffle.
  3. Alban is a fictional character from the 1966 film Second Breath.
  4. Alban is a fictional character from the 2012 film Superstar.
  5. Alban is a fictional character from the 2011 film My Piece of the Pie.
  6. Alban is a fictional character from the 2001 film Just Little Birds.
  7. Alban is a fictional character from the 2013 film Seven Lucky Gods.

There are other characters with in their name, like Saint Alban and Saint-Alban.

Music

"Alban" is a community opera in two acts with music by Tom Wiggall and libretto by John Mole.

Miscellanea

Alban is a website.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alban

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Google previewThe Unmaking of Soviet Life (2002)

Everyday Economies After Socialism by Caroline Humphrey

Alban is a sacrifice, usually conducted by another country shaman, with the aim of giving acknowledgment and respect to the neglected spirit (Zhukovskaia 1996) . Even out on the mountainside, this ritual is not collective in the sense of ...

Google previewNational Geographic Learning's Visual Geography of Travel and Tourism (2014)

by Jan van Harssel, Richard H Jackson, Lloyd E. Hudman

Near Oaxaca, Monte Alban is an impressive archaeological site high on a mountain. Monte Alban is composed of a huge central plaza and several tombs. Another impres- sive architectural wonder, the ancient town of Mitia, is also near ...

Google previewThe History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Parts Adjacent (1839)

by Thomas Allen

Alban is a rectory, and takes its name from its dedication to St. Alban, the first martyr of Great Britain. It stands on the east side of Wood-street, at the south west angle of Love-lane, and is supposed to be founded in ...

Google previewThe History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Other Parts Adjacent (1839)

Continued to the Present Time by Thomas Allen

Alban is a rectory, and takes its name from its dedication to St. Alban, the first martyr of Great Britain. It stands on the east side of Wood-street, at the south west angle of Love-lane, and is supposed to be founded in ...

Google previewOaxacan Woodcarving (1993)

The Magic in the Trees by Shepard Barbash, Vicki Ragan

On the road to Oaxaca from the airport, facing the ancient pyramids of Monte Alban is a billboard for a restaurant that reads: "Garlic and Onions" Tradition since l975 Ten years younger than Garlic and Onions, the carving boom remains ...

Google previewGeography of Travel and Tourism (2003)

by Lloyd E. Hudman, Richard H. Jackson

Near Oaxaca, Monte Alban is an impressive archaeological site high on a mountain. Monte Alban is composed of a huge central plaza and several tombs. Another impressive architectural wonder, the ancient town of Mitia, is also near Oaxaca.

Google previewPopular Dictionary of Architecture and the Allied Arts (1881)

A Work of Reference for the Architect, Builder, Sculptor, Decorative Artist, and General Student. With Numerous Illustrations from All Styles of Architecture, from the Egyptian to the Renaissance by George Ashdown Audsley

ALBAN, ST. The proto-martyr of Britain, was born of noble parents in the city of Verulamium, which stood near the...

Alban was n pagan at the time Diocletian's edicts were first put in operation against the Christians in Britain, and was ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Mesoamerica (2011)

by Walter R. T. Witschey, Clifford T. Brown

MONTE ALBAN. (170° N, 96.8° W) The large Zapotec urban center of Monte Alban was situated on a hilltop 350 meters above the Oaxaca Valley floor. The top of the hill was reshaped and partially leveled to form a northsouth rectangular civic ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of Archaeology (1999)

by Graeme Barker

This coincidence has led some archaeologists to suggest that the hierarchy at Monte Alban was supported by the Oaxacans as a response to the threat from the imperial power ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Ancient Mesoamerica (2000)

by Joel W. Palka

MONTE ALBAN. This remarkable city is perched on a hilltop overlooking the highland Valley of Oaxaca. It was founded in this location around 500 B.C. by people living in earlier villages in other parts of the valley; no previous settlement is ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; or A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature (1823)

Alba II Alban. Albino, Alban'l. , in the Campagna of Rome the ancients. mod in Europe, were first cultivated and multiplied. It must have been necessary at Alba to shelter trees transplanted from Asia, and to treat them with great - tenderness ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Greco-Roman Mythology (1998)

by Mike Dixon-Kennedy

Alban. Lake. Roman A lake near the site of ancient Alba Longa that was drained by the Romans,

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

Alay which, after watering the north-east part of Transylvania il and part of Wallachia, falls into the Danube almost opposite Alban. to jficopolis. ALAY, signifying in the Turkish language " The Triumph," a ceremony which accompanies the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Saints (2001)

by Rosemary Guiley

Alban (d. ca. 304) Reportedly the first martyr in England during ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1B3A1N1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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