Alice

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World English Dictionary
Alice or the Alice (ˈælɪs)
 
n
slang (Austral) short for Alice Springs
 
the Alice or the Alice
 
n

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Word Origin & History

Alice
fem. proper name, from O.Fr. Aliz, from O.H.G. Adalhaid, lit. "nobility, of noble kind" (see Adelaide). Among the top 20 most popular names for girls born in the U.S. from c.1880-1920.
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FOLDOC
Computing Dictionary

Alice definition

computer, parallel
A parallel graph rewriting computer developed by Imperial College, University of Edinburgh and ICL.
(1995-01-19)
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
ALICE
all-purpose lightweight individual carrying equipment
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Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia

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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