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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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  • But for all that, Alice was counted in on every festive gathering.

    Uncle Terry Charles Clark Munn
  • Alice smiled; but, regarding Heyward, she blushed and hesitated.

    The Last of the Mohicans James Fenimore Cooper
  • "You ought not to have to say that, Alice," said Bettina, laughing nevertheless.

    A Thousand Ways to Please a Husband Louise Bennett Weaver
  • Cora folded Alice to her bosom in agony, and Duncan sprang to his feet.

    The Last of the Mohicans James Fenimore Cooper
  • You must remember, therefore, that Alice may go to the city and come back no better.

    Aunt Kitty's Tales Maria J. McIntosh
British Dictionary definitions for 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 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 in Technology
computer, parallel
A parallel graph rewriting computer developed by Imperial College, University of Edinburgh and ICL.
(1995-01-19)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for Alice

ALICE

all-purpose lightweight individual carrying equipment
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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