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Al

Noun

1 a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite [syn: aluminum, aluminium, atomic number 13]
2 a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War [syn: Alabama, Heart of Dixie, Camellia State]

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Translingual

Symbol

Al
  1. Symbol for aluminum.

English

Pronunciation

Proper noun

  1. A given name, diminutive of Alan, Albert, Alex, Alexander and Alfred.

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Extensive Definition

AL may refer to:

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Past culture

  • Al (folklore), a spirit in Persian and Armenian mythology
  • Al Bastı, a tormenting female night demon in Turkish folklore
  • Liber AL, the central sacred text of Thelema

Modern culture

Politics

Other

  • Al-, Arabic prefix the

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