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Definition of the noun Altona

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Altona is a genus of Rhamphichthyidae, described by Kaup in Duméril in 1856.

Places

  1. Altona is a western suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 13 km south-west of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Hobsons Bay. At the 2011 Census, Altona had a population of 9,918.
  2. Altona is a predominantly Mennonite town in southern Manitoba about 100 km south-west of Winnipeg and 133 km north of Grand Forks, North Dakota. It is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Rhineland. Much of the surrounding area is devoted to farming and agriculture-based business. Its sister city is Emerald, Queensland,. Every year a Sunflower Festival is held in which a young woman in the community is crowned the Sunflower Queen and gets a flight to Emerald for free to participate in the Sunflower Festival held there.
    • also known as Altona, Manitoba; Altona, Canada
    • part of Manitoba, Canada
  3. Altona is a village in Knox County, Illinois, United States. The population was 531 at the 2010 census, down from 570 in 2000. It is part of the Galesburg Micropolitan Statistical Area.
  4. Altona is a town in Clinton County, New York, United States. The population was 2,887 at the 2010 census. The town was named after the Altona, Hamburg, district of Germany. The town contains a hamlet also called Altona.
  5. Altona is a town in Keyser Township, DeKalb County, Indiana, United States. The population was 197 at the 2010 census.
  6. Altona is a census-designated place in Boulder County, Colorado, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 501.
  7. Altona, near Charles Town, West Virginia, is a historic farm with an extensive set of subsidiary buildings. The original Federal style house was built in 1793 by Revolutionary War officer Abraham Davenport on land purchased from Charles Washington. The house was expanded by Abraham's son, Colonel Braxton Davenport. During the Civil War the farm was a favored encampment. Generals Philip Sheridan and Ulysses S. Grant both used the house as a headquarters and meeting place.
  8. Altona is a hamlet and census-designated place in the town of Altona, Clinton County, New York, United States. The population was 730 at the 2010 census, out of a total town population of 2,887.

There are other places with in their name, like Altona North, Altona Meadows, Hamburg Altona, Altona Township and Hamburg-Altona station.

Groups

  1. Altona is a musical group.
    • albums: "Altona", "Chickenfarm"
  2. Altona is a musical group, webpage.

Music

  1. "Altona" is a musical album of Ovnimoon.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  2. "Altona" is a musical album of Jorge Cortés.
    • released on (11 years ago)
  3. "Altona" is a musical album of Altona.
    • released in (41 years ago)
  4. "Altona" is a musical album of Altona.
    • released in (9 years ago)

Miscellanea

Altona: The steamship Altona operated from 1890 to 1907 on the Willamette River in the U.S. state of Oregon. In 1907, she was transferred to Alaska.

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Google previewHamburg and Schleswig-Holstein Rough Guides Snapshot Germany (includes Lübeck, Ratzeburg, Eutin, Kiel, Schleswig, Flensburg, Husum and North Frisian islands, Sylt) (2012)

Altona is the Schanzenviertel thoroughly gentrified. It is the first in a series of ever more exclusive districts west of the centre, an erstwhile working-class district of immigrant settlers that has been colonized by Hamburg's thirty- something ...

Google previewAn Historical Account of the British Trade Over the Caspian Sea: (1753)

With a Journal of Travels from London Through Russia Into Persia; and Back Again Through Russia, Germany and Holland. To which are Added, the Revolutions of Persia During the Present Century, with the Particular History of the Great Usurper Nadir Kouli. In Four Volumes by Jonas Hanway

ALTONA has been long considered by the HAMBURGERS as an object of great jealousy; but there is not, l apprehend, so much cause to fear, as is suggested by many. ALTONA is a large place, but does not partake in the least of the pride of ...

Google previewAn Historical Account of the British Trade Over the Caspian Sea, with a Journal of Travels Into Persia (1753)

by Jonas Hanway

Altona is a large place, but does not partake in the least of the pride of hamburg, with regard to its buildings; nor can it afford to pay any thing of consequence towards the revenues of denmark. It is an asylum for those who fly from the adjacent ...

Google previewJumpstart! Creativity (2007)

Games and Activities for Ages 7–14 by Stephen Bowkett

Perhaps you chose cauliflower because it is a vegetable, maybe guessing that Altona is a flower because so are rose, daffodil and tulip. Good answer, with a strong reason attached to it. But it is not the only answer. Take a more creative ...

Google previewAn Historical Account of the British Trade Over the Caspian Sea, with the Autor's Journal of Travels Through Russia Into Persia by Jonas Hanway (1762)

by Jonas Hanway

ALTONA is a large place, but does not partake in the least of the pride of HAM'- nunc, with regard to its buildings; nor can it afford to pay any thing of consequence towards the revenues of DENMARK. It is an asylum for those who fly from the ...

Google previewThe Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Difussion of Useful Knowledge (1833)

Next to Copenhagen, Altona is the most important town in the Danish dominions, although at the time when Pinne- berg was united with Denmark, in 1640, it was only an inconsiderable village. In 1664, it obtained the rights and privileges of a ...

Google previewThe Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1833)

Next to Copenhagen, Altona is the most important town in the Danish dominions, although at the time when Pinne- berg was united with Denmark, in 1 640, it was only an inconsiderable village. InlC64, it obtained the rights and privileges of a ...

Google previewPenny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1833)

Next to Copenhagen, Altona is the most important town in the Danish dominions, although at the time when Pinne- berg was united with Denmark, in 1640, it was only an inconsiderable village. In 1664, it obtained the rights and privileges of a ...

Google previewThe penny cyclopædia [ed. by G. Long]. (1833)

by Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge

Next to Copenhagen, Altona is the most important town in the Danish dominions, although at the time when Pinne- berg was united with Denmark, in 1640, it was only an inconsiderable village. In 1664, it obtained the rights and privileges of a ...

Google previewA - Andes (1833)

Next to Copenhagen, Altona is the most important town in the Danish dominions, although at the time when Pinneberg was united with Denmark, in 1640, it was only an inconsiderable village. In 1664, it obtained the rights and privileges of a ...

Google previewThe Full Points Footy Encyclopedia Of Australian Football Clubs Volume Two (2008)

by John Devaney

Box 50, Altona, Victoria 3018 Colours: Purple, gold and white Emblem: Vikings Senior Grade Premierships: Footscray DFL (FDFL) B ...

Google previewLexicon of Geologic Names of the United States (1938)

(including Alaska) by Mary Grace Wilmarth

Altona dolomite member (of Blaine gypsum). Permian : Central Oklahoma.

Google previewThe Jewish Encyclopedia (1912)

A Descriptive Record of the History, Religion, Literature, and Customs of the Jewish People from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Isidore Singer, Cyrus Adler

j g ALTONA : City and port, situated on the Elbe, adjoining Hamburg, in Holstein, ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

ALTONA, al'to-na. The largest and richest city in the Prussian province of Schleswig-Hol- stein, situated on the right bank of the Elbe, its eastern boundary adjoining the Hamburg suburb of St. Pauli (Map: Prussia, C 2). From a commercial point ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

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

higher than Hamburg, Altona. enjoys a purer and healthier atmosphere. It has spacious squares and streets, among the latter the Palmaille, a stately avenue ending on a terrace about 100 ft. above the Elbe, whence a fine view is obtained of ...

Google previewGeographical Dictionary Of The World In The Early 20th Century With Pronouncing Gazetteer (in 2 Vos.) (1990)

by Moonis Raza

Altona, al'to-na, a city of Prussia, in Schleswig- Holstein, on the ...

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Small photo of HAMBURG, GERMANY - MAY 04. Nereid sculpture of the Stuhlmannbrunnen in the Hamburg district Altona on May 04, 2015. The fountain, built 1900 is one of the famous landmarks in the borough of Altona.Small photo of HAMBURG, GERMANY - MAY 04. Triton sculpture of the Stuhlmannbrunnen in the Hamburg district Altona on May 04, 2015. The fountain, built 1900 is one of the famous landmarks in the borough of Altona.Small photo of City Hall Altona with William I, German emperor equestrian statue. Altona is a borough of Hamburg, GermanySmall photo of Clock tower in Altona harbor, Hamburg, GermanySmall photo of Hotel Gut Altona, GermanySmall photo of town hall altona, hamburgSmall photo of town hall altona, hamburg More...

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