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  1. Alicante, or Alacant, both official names, is a city and port in Spain on the Costa Blanca, the capital of the province of Alicante and of the comarca of Alacantí, in the south of the Valencian Community. It is also a historic Mediterranean port. The population of the city of Alicante proper was 334,329, estimated as of 2011, ranking as the second-largest Valencian city. Including nearby municipalities, the Alicante conurbation had 462,281 residents. The population of the metropolitan area was 771,061 as of 2011 estimates, ranking as the eighth-largest metropolitan area of Spain.
  2. Alicante is a Spanish Denominación de Origen for wines located in the province of Alicante.

There are other places with in their name, like Port of Alicante, Archaeological Museum of Alicante, Alicante Museum of Contemporary Art.


Alicante is a fictional character from the 1978 film Blazing Flowers.


  1. "Alicante" is a composition.
  2. "Alicante" is a song by Les Limiñanas.


  1. The Alicante is a mythical Mexican snake that is believed to drink mother's milk and impregnates women, or uses the human stomach as a living place.
  2. Alicante is a medium sized red variety of tomato. It is resistant to "greenback," a condition where the fruit fails to ripen evenly, and produces a reliable, heavy, early crop.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alicante

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Google previewFodor's See It Spain (2011)

by Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc.

ALACANT (ALICANTE) www.alicanteturism0.c0m With its long, whitesand beaches, wealthy yachting marina and lively centre, Alicante is an unexpectedly stylish stopping point along the Mediterranean coast.

Google previewJust Call Me Jack (2012)

by Jean-Paul M.

Alicante is an attractive citywith an appealing atmosphere. The Explanadade Espania and the marinaarefocal points and thebarrio area, with its nightlife attracts the younger generation.The Santa Barbara Castle isperched high above thecity ...

Google previewGardening For Dummies Three e-book Bundle: Growing Your Own Fruit and Veg For Dummies, Composting For Dummies and Storing and Preserving Garden Produce For Dummies (2012)

by Geoff Stebbings, Cathy Cromwell, Pammy Riggs

' Alicante is an old budget variety but still good with reliable crops of tasty red toms .

Google previewA Romantic in Spain (2001)

by Théophile Gautier

The characteristic thing about Alicante is an enormous rock rising in the middle of the town, a rock magnificent in shape and magnificent in outline, crowned with a sentry-box hanging boldly over the abyss. The town hall — or for the sake of ...

Google previewThe Companion Guide to the South of Spain (2000)

by Alfonso Lowe, Hugh Seymour-Davies

Alicante is a seaside town and seaport of considerable beauty, though situated in the unpromising surroundings of ...

Google previewExporters' Encyclopaedia (1917)

(via Alicante or yalencia) Alcoy (via Alicante) Alcudia (via Barcelona) Algeciras (via Barcelona) Antequera (via Malaga) ...

Google previewThe dictionary of watering places ... at home and abroad (1881)

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Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm

Alicante was formed in 1833 of districts taken from the ancient provinces of Valencia and Murcia, Valencia contributing by far the larger portion. The surface of the province is extremely diversified.' In the north and west there are extensive ...

Google previewAmericanized Encyclopedia britannica, revised and amended (1890)

A dictionary of arts, sciences and literature; to which is added biographies of livings subjects ...

ALICANTE, a province of Spain, bounded on the N. by ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Alcohol (2015)

Social, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives by Scott C. Martin

Alicante Bouschet) because of the vulnerability Zinfandel had to rot while being transported over many miles. Prohibition during this time hurt the ...

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Alicante Meaning

Video shows what Alicante means. a province of Spain. the capital city of the Alicante province. Alicante Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary.

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Scrabble value of A1L1I1C3A1N1T1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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