Alacant

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic اَللَقَنْت(al-laqant), from Latin Lucentum, or Vulgar Latin Leukante, ultimately from Ancient Greek λευκός (leukós, white, bright). Originally named Ἄκρα Λευκή (Ákra Leukḗ) or Λευκή Ἄκρα (Leukḗ Ákra, white summit) by Phocaean Greeks.

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Alacant m

  1. Alicante, city and capital of the province with the same name and capital of the Alacantí district
  2. Province of the Valencian Community (Spain)

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