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Alice

[al-is] /ˈæl ɪs/
noun
1.
a city in S Texas.
2.
3.
a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “of noble rank.”.

Alice Springs

noun
1.
a town in Northern Territory, in central Australia.
Also called the Alice.
Formerly Stuart.
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British Dictionary definitions for the alice

Alice

/ˈælɪs/
noun
1.
(Austral, slang) short for Alice Springs

Alice Springs

noun
1.
a town in central Australia, in the Northern Territory, in the Macdonnell Ranges. Pop: 23 640 (2001) Former name (until 1931) Stuart
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Word Origin and History for the alice

Alice

fem. proper name, from Old French Aliz, from Old High German Adalhaid, literally "nobility, of noble kind" (see Adelaide). Among the top 20 most popular names for girls born in the U.S. from c.1880-1920. "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" published 1865.

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ALICE

all-purpose lightweight individual carrying equipment
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Encyclopedia Article for the alice

Alice

town, Eastern Cape province, South Africa. It lies on the southwestern bank of the Tyume River, west-northwest of East London, at an elevation of 1,720 feet (524 m). Alice began as a mission station established by the Glasgow Missionary Society for the Xhosa people in 1824. It was named after Princess Alice (a daughter of Queen Victoria) and became the seat of a magistracy in 1847 and a town in 1852. Livestock, citrus fruits, and tobacco are raised on the surrounding undulating coastal plateau. Lovedale Training College and Fort Hare University (1916), South Africa's oldest black African university (though it now accepts students of all races), are located near the town. It has road and rail connections with East London. Pop. (2001) 35,694.

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