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Meaning of "Elba" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ELBA

Elba  [ˈɛlbə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ELBA

noun
adjective
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Elba is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ELBA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Elba

Elba

Elba is a Mediterranean island in Tuscany, Italy, 20 kilometres from the coastal town of Piombino. The largest island of the Tuscan Archipelago, Elba is also part of the Arcipelago Toscano National Park, and the third largest island in Italy, after Sicily and Sardinia. It is located in the Tyrrhenian Sea, about 50 kilometres east of the French island of Corsica. The island is part of the province of Livorno and is divided into eight municipalities, with a total population of about 30,000 inhabitants, which increases considerably during the summer. The municipalities are Portoferraio, which is also the island's principal town, along with Campo nell'Elba, Capoliveri, Marciana, Marciana Marina, Porto Azzurro, Rio Marina, and Rio nell'Elba.

Definition of Elba in the English dictionary

The definition of Elba in the dictionary is a mountainous island off the W coast of Italy, in the Mediterranean: Napoleon Bonaparte's first place of exile. Pop: 30 000. Area: 223 sq km.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ELBA


bulbar
ˈbʌlbə
Galba
ˈɡælbə
Melba
ˈmɛlbə
retrobulbar
ˌretrəʊˈbʌlbə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ELBA

Elath
elation
elative
Elbe
Elbert
Elbing
elbow
elbow grease
elbow joint
elbow room
elbow-rest
elbowroom
Elbrus
Elburz Mountains
Elche

WORDS THAT END LIKE ELBA

aba
Alba
ameba
araba
Aruba
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baba
cba
Cuba
Curitiba
do a Melba
Duke of Alba
Manitoba
peach Melba
Saba
samba
scuba
substantia alba
terra alba
Zumba

Synonyms and antonyms of Elba in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Elba» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ELBA

Find out the translation of Elba to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

厄尔巴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Elba
570 millions of speakers

English

Elba
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एल्बा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إلبا
280 millions of speakers

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Эльба
278 millions of speakers

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Elba
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Elba
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Elba
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Elba
190 millions of speakers

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Elba
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

エルバ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

엘바
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Elba
85 millions of speakers
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Elba
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எல்பா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एल्बा
75 millions of speakers

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Elba
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Elba
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Elba
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Ельба
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Elba
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Έλβα
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Elba
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Elba
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Translator English - Norwegian

Elba
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Trends of use of Elba

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ELBA»

The term «Elba» is very widely used and occupies the 1.854 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Elba

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ELBA»

Discover the use of Elba in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Elba and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Swimming to Elba: A Novel
Frank, sensual, and evocative of the Academy Award–winning film Cinema Paradiso and the international bestseller The Solitude of Prime Numbers, Swimming to Elba is a harrowing yet redemptive meditation on politics, family, sex, and the ...
Silvia Avallone, 2012
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Napoleon on Elba: Diary of an Eyewitness to Exile
In April 1814 Napoleon Bonaparte, onetime emperor of France and master of Europe, was exiled to the island of Elba. Colonel Neil Campbell was instructed to accompany the fallen monarch.
Neil Campbell, Jonathan North, 2004
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Napoleon in Exile: Elba
From The Entry Of The Allies Into Paris On The 31st March 1814 To The Return Of Napoleon From Elba And His Landing At Golfe Jouan On The 1st March 1815. With A Chapter On The Iconography By Broadley.
Norwood Young, A. M. Broadley, 2006
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Myth and Geology
Large-scale faults subdivided Elba into three geographical areas: western, central and eastern Elba (Fig. 2a). Western Elba consists of the Monte Capanne monzogranitic pluton, emplaced at 0.1-0.2 GPa. and its thermometamorphic carapace ...
Luigi Piccardi, W. Bruce Masse, 2007
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Italy
Elba Mountainous ELBA is the third-largest Italian island after Sicily and Sardinia - 29km long by some 19km wide. It has exceptionally clear water, fine white- sand beaches, and a lush, wooded interior, superb for walking. It's now well and ...
Ros Belford, Martin Dunford, Celia Woolfrey, 2003
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A Book about Elba
In the year 465, smoke from this fire was seen by sailors on Elba to the north, but also by other sailors on the island of Giglio to the east. There was a race between them in order to grab the body of so sacred a man, and the two parties met at ...
Vernon Bartlett, 1968
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The Escape From Elba: The Fall & Flight of Napoleon 1814-1815
Other contemporary accounts include the reports of such English visitors as Lord Ebrington, 'Memories of Two Conversations with the Emperor Napoleon' (London , 1839), G.W. Vernon, 'Sketch of a Conversation at Elba' in the Miscellanies of ...
Norman Mackenze, 2007
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Escape from Elba: The Fall and Flight of Napoleon 1814-1815
Yet within ten months Napoleon will enter Paris once again, at the heels of the fleeing Bourbon king, flushed with victory and cheered by the masses. The Escape From Elba tells the heroic story of Napoleon's exile and phoenix-like return.
Norman MacKenzie, Norman Ian MacKenzie, 2007
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The Heart of Elba Catworth
Elba took two weeks off from work to attend to Mary's legal fight, take care of Patrick while Mary sat in jail, and arrange the disposition of Digger's body. The last task proved somewhat involved. Elba used medical school records to find Digger's ...
Homer Charles Hiatt, 2010
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Napoleon, King of Elba (1906)
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906. Excerpt: ... II THE EMPEROR'S ARRIVAL.
Paul Gruyer, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ELBA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Elba is used in the context of the following news items.
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Idris Elba's Top Gear odds slashed after actor wows audiences with …
HOLLYWOOD MEGASTAR Idris Elba could well be the man to join Chris Evans on Top Gear, if his odds are anything to go by. By Adam Miller. «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Idris Elba Talks STAR TREK BEYOND
Idris Elba, who is set to play the main villain in STAR TREK BEYOND, recently discussed his familiarity with the Star Trek franchise and his ... «TrekNews.net, Jul 15»
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10 Actors Not Named Idris Elba or Tyrese Gibson Who Could Play …
Any John Stewart casting rumors you've heard of late have almost certainly centered around either Idris Elba (and the overwhelmingly positive ... «moviepilot.com, Jul 15»
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YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD: From a dump to a transfer station in North …
LAKE PLACID - More than 50 years ago, the town of North Elba didn't have a transfer station; it had a dump. In the 1960s, North Elba found a ... «Lake Placid News, Jul 15»
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Idris Elba to star in new Netflix film focused on Africa, Civil War
The streaming service announced four new upcoming films, and Idris Elba is set to star in one of them. That film is Beasts of No Nation, a drama ... «New Pittsburgh Courier, Jul 15»
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Top Gear: Idris Elba's odds SLASHED to join Chris Evans - but who …
He's been spending time starring in a new motoring show of late - so it makes sense that Idris Elba could be the next Top Gear co-host, right? «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
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'Star Trek Beyond' Spoiler Alert: Idris Elba Shares Scene Details
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Actor Idris Elba attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February ... «Realty Today, Jul 15»
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Netflix Dates First Feature Film Slate With Idris Elba, Cary Fukunaga …
The film is directed by True Detective's Cary Fukunaga and starring Idris Elba as a warlord who mentors the young man (played by Abraham ... «Deadline, Jul 15»
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Idris Elba Reveals Star Trek Beyond Details
This time around, Idris Elba plays the new big bad, and the actor just revealed a sprinkling of new details, mostly involving one iconic character ... «Cinema Blend, Jul 15»
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Today's Deals: Fortune's, Le Roy Country Club, Chap's Elba Diner …
Chap's Elba Diner, 5 S. Main St., Elba, NY 14058: Great food, excellent service in a friendly, family atmosphere await you at this small-town ... «The Batavian, Jul 15»

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