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Alcoba

Place

Alcoba is a municipality in Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha, Spain. It has a population of 753.

  • also known as 阿尔科瓦
  • part of Spain

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages: including ... biographical notices of ancient architects ... Illustrated by numerous engravings by J. Le Keux (1838)

alcoba, Sp.; probably derived from the Arabic al- kauban, a tent, al-kaab, the cave. This word strictly means a recess in a chamber for the reception of a bed, separated from the other parts of the room by columns, ...

Google previewA Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary (1960)

by John R. Clark Hall, Herbert Dean Meritt

El duque de Valentinois entra como un ventarron en la alcoba del herido, hacia el final de la tarde. Expulsa a todo el mundo, Lucrecia, Sancha, los servidores, y or- dena al jefe de sus hombres de accion, Michelotto Corella, que estran- gule ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Etymology (1859)

A - D by Hensleigh Wedgwood

alcoba, a place in a room railed off to hold a bed of state ; hence a hollow recess in a wall to hold a bed, side-board, &c. ; Arab. al-gobbah, vault, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages (etc.) (1838)

by John Britton

alcoba, Sp.; probably derived from the Arabic al-kauban, a tent, al-kaab, the cave. This word strictly means a recess in a chamber for the reception of a bed, separated from the other parts of the room by ...

Google previewA synopsis of the origin and progress of architecture: to which is added, A dictionary of general terms (1831)

by William J. Smith

Alcove, (from the Spanish Alcoba). — A recess made in a chamber for the reception of a part or the whole of a bed : almost any covered seat in a garden is called an alcove. Amphiprostyle. — When columns are arranged in the rear, and also ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the "dirty Wars" (2010)

by David R. Kohut, Olga Vilella

Literatu re Alcoba, Laura. The Rabbit House: An Argentinian Childhood. Translated by Polly McLean. London: Portobello Books, 2008. Translation of Maneges: Petite histoire argentine (París: Gallimard, ...

Google previewEtymologicon magnum, or Universal etymological dictionary, on a new plan [By W. Whiter]. (1800)

by Walter Whiter

Hispanis alcoba dici- " tur -et Alcova, quse vox apud nos " quoque est vicinae signification is, " Radix l-o Kabba in secunda con- " jugatione concamerare significat, aut " cameratum opus struerc. Itaque lit " musicum instrumentum %t\vs seu tes- ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

ALCOVE, Spanish, alcoba; Danish, alkove; from the Arabic, alkobba : an arched or vaulted apartment, containing a bed of state, or seats for company : also a shady recess in gardens or pleasure grounds. The weary'd champion lull'd in soft ...

Google previewTHE ENCYCLOPEDIA AMERICANA (1919)

Nearly parallel to this chain, and at no great distance from it, arc on the north the Serra de Alcoba, and on the south the Serra Moradal. In the north branches or continuations of the Spanish mountains enter Portugal, and attain heights of 4,740 ...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of Grasses (2007)

by Harold T. Clifford, Peter D. Bostock

From Cerro Alcoba, Guatamela aldabrens-e, -is L. -ense, denoting origin. From Aldabra, an island of the Seychelles Republic in the Indian Ocean Alectoridia, alectoridia L. alectorideus, chicken. Upper glume markedly keeled thereby ...

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