Alcantara

Alcantara (Alcan`tara) , a town of Spain, on the Tagus, near Portugal, with a bridge of six arches, 670 ft. long and 210 ft. high, built in honour of Trajan in 104. The Order of Alcantara, a religious and military order, was established in 1176 here, for defence against the Moors, and was suppressed in 1835.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Alca`la de Hena`res * Alceste
Albrecht
Albrizzi
Albue`ra
Albufe`ra
Al`bula
Albumen
Albuquerque`, Alfonso d'
Albyn
Alcæ`us of Mitylene
Alca`la de Hena`res
Alcan`tara
Alceste
Alces`tis
Alchemy
Alcibi`ades
Alci`des
Alcin`ous
Alci`ra
Alcman
Alcme`ne
Alcmeonidæ

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Alcantara in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

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