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Albacete

[ahl-vah-the-te] /ˌɑl vɑˈθɛ tɛ/
noun
1.
a city in SE Spain.
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  • The Albacete dagger was driven deep between the shoulder-blades.

    The Firebrand S. R. Crockett
  • Albacete , a province in Spain, with a capital of same name, 173 m. SE.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • Garcia and his wife were making preparations to go to the great fair at Albacete.

    Poor Folk in Spain Jan Gordon
  • The rainfall averages about 12½ inches on the coast, but varies greatly; at Albacete it is said to average 13 inches.

    Spain Wentworth Webster
  • And if we fight, our custom is to do it with a couple of Albacete knives before half the town, and be done with it.

    The Firebrand S. R. Crockett
  • And, as he spoke, he instinctively opened and shut his long Albacete knife.

  • These two were trudging behind, their long Albacete knives in their hands, ready for any attempt to escape.

    The White Plumes of Navarre Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • Among the tempting wares of Seville are Albacete knives, with gorgeous handles of inlaid ebony, tortoise, or ivory.

    Spanish Highways and Byways Katharine Lee Bates
British Dictionary definitions for Albacete

Albacete

/Spanish alβaˈθete/
noun
1.
a city in SE Spain: metal goods manufacturing. Pop: 155 142 (2003 est)
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