Albion

Albion (Ἀλβίων) is the oldest known name of the island of Great Britain. Today, it is still sometimes used poetically to refer to the island. The name for Scotland in the Celtic languages is related to Albion: Alba in Scottish Gaelic, Albain in Irish, Nalbin in Manx and Alban in Welsh, Cornish and Breton. These names were later Latinised as...
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Albion

(from the article `Saint-Amant, Marc-Antoine Girard, sieur de`) ...and hilarious descriptions of the pleasures of the table and the tavern. A reflection of the long journeys abroad that he undertook with his ...
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Albion

[n] - archaic name for England or Great Britain
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Albion

• (n.) An ancient name of England, still retained in poetry.
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Albion

noun archaic name for England or Great Britain; used poetically
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Albion

[1813] Albion was a 479 ton sailing ship built at Bristol, England in 1813. On her first convict voyage, under the command of William Rayner Best, she transported 202 male convicts to Hobart Town. She departed Spithead, England on the 20 May 1823 and arrived at Hobart Town on the 21 October 1823. Two convicts were off loaded at Cape of Good...
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Albion

[Amtrak station] The current Albion Station house was built in 1882 by the Michigan Central Railroad, which originally ran through town in 1844. The station also had a freight house. Ten years earlier Albion had competition when the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway arrived and added its own station, which operated until the 1920s. A...
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Albion

[Blake] In the complex mythology of William Blake, Albion is the primeval man whose fall and division results in the Four Zoas: Urizen, Tharmas, Luvah/Orc and Urthona/Los. The name derives from the ancient and mythological name of Britain, Albion. ==Sources== In the mythical story of the founding of Britain, Albion was a Giant son of Poseid...
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Albion

[journal] Albion was a peer-reviewed history journal publishing articles on aspects of British history of any period. It was published quarterly at Appalachian State University for the North American Conference on British Studies (NACBS) from 1969 until 2005, at which point it was merged into an expanded version of the NACBS`s other journal...
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Albion

[whaler] The Albion was a 362 ton full rigged whaler built at Deptford, England. She was fitted with 10 guns and manned with a crew of 26. Owned by the firm Champion & Company, the vessel was sent to Australia waters in 1799 to conduct whaling and was chartered in 1803 to transport stores and cattle, to Risdon Cove on the River Derwent, Tas...
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Albion

[William Blake] House of Representatives Official Photo from wicker.house.gov ...
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Albion

[Winnsboro, South Carolina] Albion is a historic plantation home located near Winnsboro, Fairfield County, South Carolina. It was built about 1890, and is a two-story, L-shaped, weatherboarded frame residence with a side gabled roof and rear additions. The front façade features a two-tiered verandah with Ionic order columns. It was added t...
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Albion

Al'bi·on noun [ Prob. from the same root as Gael. alp a height or hill. 'It may have been bestowed on the land lying behind the white cliffs visible from the coast of Gaul. Albany , the old name of Scotland, means probably the 'hilly land.' I. Taylor. ] An ancient name of England, s...
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Albion

Albion (ăl'bēun) , ancient and literary name of Britain. It is usually restricted to England and is perhaps derived from the Latin albus meaning “white,” referring to the chalk cliffs of S England.
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Albion

Albion is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Albion

Albion, industrial city (1990 pop. 10,066), Calhoun co., S Mich., at the forks of the Kalamazoo River; inc. 1855. In an agricultural area, it produces corn, wheat, soybeans, onions, apples, hogs, cattle, and poultry. Among its manufactures are construction materials and industrial products. Albion C...
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Albion

archaic or obsolete terms > Places: England
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albion

medieval astronomical device for finding positions of planets
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Albion

Name for Britain used by the ancient Greeks and Romans. It was mentioned by Pytheas of Massilia (4th century BC), and is probably of Celtic origin, but the Romans, having in mind the white cliffs of...
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Albion

Name for Britain used by the ancient Greeks and Romans. It was mentioned by Pytheas of Massilia (4th century BC), and is probably of Celtic origin, but the Romans, having in mind the white cliffs of Dover, assumed it to be derived from the word albus (white)
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Albion

Series of 3-ton 6x6 trucks, c1961, Vauxhall [UK], Vehicle Manufacturer [UK]
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Albion

the ancient Greek word for Britain
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Albion

the earliest-known name for the island of Britain. It was used by ancient Greek geographers from the 4th century and even earlier, who ...
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Albion

Vehicle Manufacturer [UK]
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