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Definition of Albion

Albion
Albion Al"bi*on, n. [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, still retained in poetry. In that nook-shotten isle of Albion. --Shak.

Meaning of Albion from wikipedia

- Albion is an alternative name for Great Britain. It is sometimes used poetically and generally to refer to the island, but is less common than 'Britain'...
- West Bromwich Albion Football Club (/ˈbrɒmɪdʒ, -ɪtʃ/) is an English professional football club based in West Bromwich, West Midlands, England. They compete...
- Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club (/ˈbraɪtən ... ˈhoʊv/), commonly referred to simply as Brighton, is an English professional football club based in...
- "Perfidious Albion" is a pejorative phrase used within the context of international relations diplomacy to refer to acts of diplomatic sleights, duplicity...
- Albion College is a private liberal arts college in Albion, Michigan. The college was founded in 1835 and its undergraduate po****tion was approximately...
- In the 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...
- Albion is an archaic and poetic name for the island of Great Britain. Albion may also refer to: Albion (Blake), a character in the poetry of William Blake...
- Burton Albion Football Club is a professional ****ociation football club in the town of Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England. The team compete in League...
- The Albion Band, also known as The Albion Country Band, The Albion Dance Band, and The Albion Christmas Band, were a British folk rock band, originally...
- New Albion, also known as Nova Albion, was the name of the continental area north of Mexico claimed by Sir Francis Drake for England when he landed on...
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