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Definition of the noun Alba

What does Alba mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: albas

  1. A type of lyrical poetry, traditionally Provençal, about lovers who must part at dawn
  2. A type of white rose, rosa alba


  1. Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. It is considered the capital of the hilly area of Langhe, and is famous for its white truffle, peach and wine production. The confectionery group Ferrero is based there.
  2. Alba is a town in the U.S. state of Texas. Located in Wood County. The population was 504 in the 2010 U.S. Census.
  3. Alba is a city in Jasper County, Missouri, United States. The population was 555 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Joplin, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  4. Alba is a borough in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 157 at the 2010 census.
  5. Alba is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Antrim County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 295. It is situated on U.S. Highway 131 just north of Mancelona. Half of the community is in Star Township, and half is in Chestonia Township. In the 1900s, it was the site of the Detroit and Charlevoix and Grand Rapids and Indiana railroad junction.

There are other places with in their name, like Alba Iulia, Alba Longa, Alba County, Alba Fucens, Vall d'Alba, Coca de Alba, Diano d'Alba, Morro d'Alba, Vezza d'Alba, Alba Township, Anaya de Alba, Ceresole Alba, Alba Adriatica, Alba de Tormes, Alba de Yeltes, Piobesi d'Alba, Alba de Cerrato, Alba-la-Romaine, Monforte d'Alba.

Phrases with Alba

  1. Mya Alba
  2. Poa Alba
  3. Zea alba
  4. Abra alba
  5. Aira Alba
  6. Cepa Alba
  7. Eria Alba
  8. Gari Alba
  9. Huka alba
  10. Inga Alba
  11. Iris Alba
  12. Lima Alba
  13. Oxys Alba
  14. Pera Alba
  15. Puya Alba
  16. Raia Alba
  17. Raja alba
  18. Rosa Alba
  19. Sarx Alba
  20. Sida alba

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Google previewGeneral and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist (2013)

by Leslie DeLong, Nancy Burkhart

NAME: Linea alba Etiology: Linea alba is a localized form of frictional kerato— sis due to irritation of the cheek during function. This may indicate bruxism or clenching. Method of Transmission: Not applicable Epidemiology: Not applicable ...

Google previewGlenny's Hand-book to the flower garden and greenhouse (1850)

by George Glenny

alba is a freer growing plant at the root than most of the other sorts. The young plants intended for stocks should be encouraged to make a single straight, clean shoot, which is ...

Google previewGlenny's Hand-book to the Flower Garden & Greenhouse, etc (1851)

by George GLENNY (the Elder.)

alba is a freer growing plant at the root than most of the other sorts. The young plants intended for stocks should be encouraged to make a single straight, clean shoot, which is ...

Google previewThe Original Sin and Human Diseases (2014)

Third Edition by Hanna Rizk Wannas, MD FRCS, ED FICS

The linea Alba is a midline fibrous tissue band at the middle line in the abdominal wall. It consists of a single layer of aponeurotic fibers, which results from the fusion of all the three aponeurotic layers of the anterior abdominal wall. Above the ...

Google previewSparking a Worldwide Energy Revolution (2010)

Social Struggles in the Transition to a Post-petrol World by Kolya Abramsky

The ALBA is a proposal that attempts to rethink development agreements, based on achieving consensus around the goal of an endogenous national and regional development that eradicates poverty, corrects social inequalities, and ensures ...

Google previewPeterson's Magazine (1891)

Iregia refracta alba is a charming houseplant. The leaves are long and...

Browallia elata alba is an excellent plant for window-culture, if it can have plenty of heat, full exposure to the sun, and a moist atmosphere. Both the ordinary and the ...

Google previewThe Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl (2014)

by Melissa Keil

Seventeen-year-old Alba is an aspiring comic-book artist, pastry enthusiast and eternal optimist.

Google previewAn Illustrated System of Human Anatomy (1849)

Special, General and Microscopic by Samuel George Morton

The linea ALBA is a tendinous cord, extended in the median line of the abdomen, from the sternum to the symphysis pubis. That part of it below the umbilicus is a mere line, and the supra-umbilical portion is about the ...

Google previewArt of Abdominal Contouring (2016)

Advanced Liposuction by Sanjay Parashar

The linea alba is a dense, tendinous line created by the decussating aponeuroses of the external abdominal oblique, internal abdominal oblique, and transversus abdominis muscles at the abdominal midline. Between the rectus muscles, ...

Google previewShort Textbook of Surgery (2010)

by Roy,, Himansu Roy

The linea alba is a dense strong structure half an inch wide, formed by the interlacing fibers ofthe rectus sheaths. It is relatively avascular, white and linear, hence the name. c. Indications: It is the incision of choice where speed is essential, e.g. ...

Google previewOral Medicine: A Handbook for Physicians, An Issue of Medical Clinics, (2014)

by Eric Stoopler

Linea Alba Linea alba is a white, linear elevation of.

Google previewCurtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed (1809)

In which the Most Ornamental Foreign Plants, Cultivated in the Open Ground, the Green-house, and the Stove, are Accurately Represented in Their Natural Colours ... by John Sims

Pop Aly R1A alba is a hardy herbaceous perennial, ...

Google previewPediatric Physical Examination & Health Assessment (2011)

by Susan Sawyer

The linea alba is a tendinous seam that extends from the sternum ...

Google previewThe Botanical Magazine: Or, Flower Garden Displayed Etc (1809)

by William Curtis

Po DALYRIA alba is a hardy herbaceous perennial, readily propagated by seeds and with care by parting its roots, but Mill ER remarks that these plants do not bear moving well. A variety with blue flowers is mentioned by MURRAY in the ...

Google previewTaylor’s Family Medicine Review (2012)

by Robert B. Taylor

Pityriasis alba is a common skin disorder in prepubertal children with a history of atopic dermatitis. The lesions begin with erythema and progress to hypopigmentation and are located primarily on the cheeks and lateral arms. It is more ...

Google previewThe Outlines of Materia Medica & Clinical Dictionary (1997)

by Henry Buck

ALBA,. HAHNEMANN. WHITE BEYONY. HAHNEMANN states, that "many of the effects' of Bryonia are analogous to those of Khus Tox. Bryonia, however, affects the mind differently. [Hahnemann lays great stress on the mental effects of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Hispanic-American Literature (2015)

Work Author: Alicia Gaspar de Alba As its subtitle suggests, Desert Blood, by Alicia Gaspar de Alba, is a mystery novel based on a true situation involving women in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. Published in2005, the novel takes place in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Contemporary LGBTQ Literature of the United States [2 volumes] (2009)

by Emmanuel S. Nelson

Kent Gaspar de Alba, Alicia (b. 1958) Scholar, poet, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Latino Popular Culture (2004)

by Cordelia Candelaria

Gaspar de Alba, Alicia. Chicano Art Inside/Outside the Master's House: Cultural Politics and the CARA Exhibition. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1998. Gaspar de Alba, Alicia. "From Cara to Caca: The Multiple Anatomies of Chicano/a Art at ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Internet Technologies and Applications (2007)

by Freire, Mario

The aim of this chapteristo describe the approach undertaken in the Advanced Lab for Bioinformatics Agencies (ALBA) project to the design and management of cooperative scientific experiments (Bosin, Dessì, Fugini, Liberati, & Pes, 2006a).

Google previewA Geographical Dictionary, Or Universal Gazetteer (1817)

Ancient and Modern ... by Joseph Emerson Worcester

Alba, (an. Alba Pompeia,) city ...

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I thought it was my job to give all the boys their first kiss. (Jessica Alba)
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Scrabble value of A1L1B3A1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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