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Ancient land in eastern France
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Alternative clues for the word alsatia
Ancient land west of the Rhine
Ancient region of France
Ancient land of France
Ancient French region
Part of the Roman Empire in modern-day NE France
A region of northeastern France famous for its wines
Old French region
Word definitions for alsatia in dictionaries
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Alsatia \Alsatia\ n. 1. a region of northeastern France famous for its wines. Syn: Alsace, Elsass
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Alsatia in London , was the name given to an area lying north of the River Thames covered by the Whitefriars monastery , to the south of the west end of Fleet Street and adjacent to the Temple . Between the fifteenth and seventeenth centuries it had the...
Usage examples of alsatia.
I had been giving instructions to the driver, who claimed never to have set foot in Alsatia, a record he seemed anxious to preserve, until I offered the incentive of an extra two shillings.
I remembered a rumour I had once heard about Alsatia, that all of its taverns were honeycombed with cubby-holes, false floors and hidden passages, scores of secret places where fugitives and smugglers concealed themselves or their booty.
Another Alsatia existed depths beneath the soot-rimed surface of timber, stone and thatch, behind a hundred wainscots and boarded entranceways.
Their looks had grown more dubious when I explained that the Golden Horn was in Alsatia, beside the Fleet River.
But I supposed the searchers were no more likely to enter Alsatia than were the bailiffs and catchpoles, so we were safeif that was the wordfrom the graspings of the law.
I had left for Alsatia early that morning, this time travelling upriver by sculler.
But whatever optimism I had felt earlier in the day, in Alsatia, had now vanished completely.
I had been depressed and utterly baffled when I arrived in Alsatia an hour earlier.
I, a law-abiding citizen, a humble bookseller, should now be descending the steps of a brothel in the middle of Alsatia, at nightfall, in disguise.
From there it was just a short walk to Alsatia, which, outcast that I was, I had already begun to think of as home.
But Crump had been the driver of the hackney-coach in Alsatia, that much I knew at once.
Which meant that everything that had happened since the first trip to Alsatia, as well as everything that had followed so smoothly from itthe auction, the copy of Agrippa, the cataloguehad also been staged.
I had arrived back in Alsatia the previous night after spending another entire day on the road.
Was it retribution that I hoped to find as I set out from Alsatia, in the midst of the deluge, in the back of a mail-coach jostling along the Strand and into Charing Cross, heading slowly westward?
How many delirious days had passed since I had returned to Alsatia from the Rolls Chapel?