from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- England or Great Britain. Often used poetically.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The ancient name for England (or sometimes, the British Isles), now only used poetically.
- proper n. Any of several small towns in the United States.
- proper n. West Bromwich Albion Football Club, a football team from West Bromwich
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An ancient name of England, still retained in poetry.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. archaic name for England or Great Britain; used poetically
ALBION - With new coach Melody Beecher at the helm, Albion begins tuning up for defense of its Niagara-Orleans League title by facing Batavia at 6 p.m.
The remarks reflect a growing sense of bitterness in Moscow, where many feel that 'Foggy Albion' is on a mission to blacken Russia's World Cup bid.
Yes | No | Report from deerslayer1234 wrote 1 week 6 days ago roughly 120 acres. out in Albion, PA
Tim in Albion said on June 22nd, 2008 at 11: 03 pm
Each "Minute Particular" of Albion is "hardened" by a Newtonian vision into a "grain of sand," from a superimposition-fusionembraceof the book, the body, and the city (each of these is clearly intimated in the plate) of the infinite vision.
Albion is Blake's Everyman; his life recapitulates the life of everyone who ever lived, even while possessing its own individuality.
The elder Pliny, in discussing the etymology of the word Albion, suggests that the land may have been so named from the White Roses which abounded in it -- 'Albion insula sic dicta ab albis rupibus, quas mare alluit, vel ob rosas albas quibus abundat.'
They started as West Bromwich Strollers in 1878 before adopting the name Albion in 1880.
Fisher was born Mary Frances Kennedy in Albion, Michigan on July 3, 1908.
Channeling Morrissey, Ziggy Stardust, Edith Sitwell, the shrieking queens of the music-hall era, and — more distantly — Percy Bysshe Shelley, he is currently the leading exporter of English exoticism: a crash course, indeed, in Albion’s buried glamour.