Definition of Alforjas

1. Noun. (plural of alforja) ¹



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Definition of Alforjas

1. alforja [n] - See also: alforja

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alforjas

alfentanil
alfentanil hydrochloride
alfereces
alferez
alfet
alfets
alfilaria
alfilarias
alfileria
alfilerias
alfione
alfisol
alfisols
alfoil
alforja
alforjas (current term)
alforsite
alfredo
alfresco
alfs
alga
algaculture
algae
algaecidal
algaecide
algaecides
algaes
algal
algal bloom
algal mat

Literary usage of Alforjas

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1. Two years in Peru, with exploration of its antiquities by Thomas Joseph Hutchinson (1873)
"alforjas.—Chic- lay o and its battered church.—Description of copper implements disinterred from burial-mound at Chiclayo. ..."

2. Glimpses of Spain; Or, Notes of an Unfinished Tour in 1847 by Severn Teackle Wallis (1849)
"... alforjas — Dawn upon Cordova—The Mosque—Moorish Relics—St. Raphael, and what he swore—The Christian Captive and his Cross—Procession and Silver ..."

3. The Spaniards & Their Country by Richard Ford (1852)
"The Rider's costume—alforjas: their contents—The Bota, and How to use it—Pig Skins and Borracha—Spanish Money—Onzas and smaller coins. ..."

4. Excursions Along the Shores of the Mediterranean. by Edward Delaval Hungerford Elers Napier (1842)
"... group—Ascent of Mount Ida—Bears and tigers—Sources of the Scamander —alforjas—An ambulatory hotel—Making purchases—Land tortoises—Disappointment. ..."

5. Fraser's Magazine by Thomas Carlyle (1853)
"Las alforjas does not mean tho bridle-roads of Spain, as Mr. Bent- ley's blundering half-title would lead us to infer. The lover of Don Quixote will ..."

6. The Alhambra by Washington Irving, Edward K. Robinson (1915)
"Knowing the scanty larders of Spanish inns and the houseless tracts we might have to traverse, we had taken care to have the alforjas of our squire well ..."

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