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Alsatia

[al-sey-shuh] /ælˈseɪ ʃə/
noun
1.
name formerly given to the Whitefriars district in London, England, which was a sanctuary for debtors and lawbreakers.
2.
ancient name of Alsace.
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Alsatia

/ælˈseɪʃə/
noun
1.
the ancient name for Alsace
2.
an area around Whitefriars, London, in the 17th century, which was a sanctuary for criminals and debtors
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