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-al Inglés británico e internacional

(Forming adjectives) relating to; of the kind of:

Al Inglés británico e internacional

The chemical element aluminium

AL Inglés británico e internacional

Alabama (in official postal use)

al- Inglés británico e internacional

Variant spelling of ad- assimilated before -l (as in alleviate, allocate).

aluminium Inglés británico e internacional

The chemical element of atomic number 13, a light silvery-grey metal

Al in aluminium Inglés británico e internacional

The chemical element of atomic number 13, a light silvery-grey metal

Al in Unser Inglés británico e internacional

Al (1939-), Bobby’s brother; full name Alfred Unser. Indy 500 champion 1970, 1971, 1978, 1987

et al. Inglés británico e internacional

And others (used especially in referring to academic books or articles that have more than one author)

Al-Anon Inglés británico e internacional

A mutual support organization for the families and friends of alcoholics, especially those of members of Alcoholics Anonymous

al-Qods Inglés británico e internacional

The Arabic name for Jerusalem

Capp, Al Inglés británico e internacional

(1909–79), American cartoonist; full name Alfred Gerald Caplin. He is best known for his comic strip ‘Li’l Abner’, which appeared in the New York Mirror from 1934 to 1977

Gore, Al Inglés británico e internacional

(1948-), US vice president 1993–2001; full name Albert Arnold Gore, Jr. A Tennessee Democrat, he served in the US House of Representatives 1977–85 and US Senate 1985–93. He lost the 2000 presidential bid to George W. Bush in one of the closest and most controversial elections in US history. His book An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It (2006) was highly influential. Nobel Peace Prize (2007, shared with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change)

Hirt, Al Inglés británico e internacional

(1922–99) US trumpeter; full name Alois Maxwell Hirt. At first noted for his Dixieland jazz, he later, during the 1960s, turned to playing more nonjazz music, such as in his Grammy-winning song “Java” (1964). From the 1970s he was based in New Orleans, his hometown, and performed in his own nightclub when not on tour. Albums of his music put together after his death include Music to Watch Girls By (2000) and Cocktail Hour (2000)

al dente Inglés británico e internacional

(Of food, typically pasta) cooked so as to be still firm when bitten

al desko Inglés británico e internacional

While working at one’s desk in an office (with reference to the consumption of food or meals)

al-Nakba Inglés británico e internacional

The Palestinian term for the events of 1948, when many Palestinians were displaced by the creation of the new state of Israel

al-Qaeda Inglés británico e internacional

A militant Islamic fundamentalist group

al-Uqsur Inglés británico e internacional

Variant spelling of el-Uqsur.

Capone, Al Inglés británico e internacional

(1899–1947), American gangster, of Italian descent; full name Alphonse Capone. He dominated organized crime in Chicago in the 1920s and was indirectly responsible for many murders, including the St Valentine’s Day Massacre

Jolson, Al Inglés británico e internacional

(1886–1950), Russian-born American singer, film actor, and comedian; born Asa Yoelson. He made the Gershwin song ‘Swanee’ his trademark, and appeared in the first full-length talking film, The Jazz Singer (1927)

Oerter, Al Inglés británico e internacional

(1936–2007), US track and field athlete; full name Alfred Adolf Oerter, Jr. He established an Olympic record for consecutive gold medals, winning the discus throw in the four Olympic games from 1956 to 1968

Pacino, Al Inglés británico e internacional

(B.1940), American film actor; full name Alfredo James Pacino. He achieved recognition with The Godfather (1972) and went on to receive eight Oscar nominations, winning one for Scent of a Woman (1992)

Ras al-Khaimah Inglés británico e internacional

One of the seven member states of the United Arab Emirates; population 171,900 (est. 2009). It joined the United Arab Emirates in 1972, after the British withdrawal from the Persian Gulf

Rub' al-Khali Inglés británico e internacional

A vast desert in the Arabian peninsula, extending from central Saudi Arabia southwards to Yemen and eastwards to the United Arab Emirates and Oman. It is also known as the Great Sandy Desert and the Empty Quarter

Shatt al-Arab Inglés británico e internacional

A river of SW Asia, formed by the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers and flowing 195 km (120 miles) through SE Iraq to the Persian Gulf. Its lower course forms the border between Iraq and Iran

Umm al-Qaiwain Inglés británico e internacional

One of the seven member states of the United Arab Emirates; population 69,900 (est. 2009)

Assad, Hafiz al- Inglés británico e internacional

(1930–2000), Syrian Baath statesman, President 1971–2000. He strengthened Syria’s oil-based economy and suppressed political opposition such as the uprising of Muslim extremists (1979–82)

Sadat, Anwar al- Inglés británico e internacional

(1918–81), Egyptian statesman, President 1970–81; full name Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat. Sadat worked to achieve peace in the Middle East, visiting Israel (1977) and attending talks with Menachim Begin at Camp David in 1978, the year they shared the Nobel Peace Prize. He was assassinated by members of the Islamic Jihad

Gaddafi, Mu'ammer Muhammad al- Inglés británico e internacional

(1942–2011), Libyan colonel, head of state 1970–2011. After leading the coup which overthrew King Idris in 1969, he established the Libyan Arab Republic. Gaddafi pursued an anti-colonial policy and was accused of supporting international terrorism. He was overthrown in 2011, following an uprising assisted by a NATO-led military intervention, and killed by rebel forces

al-Qaida in al-Qaeda Inglés británico e internacional

A militant Islamic fundamentalist group

Fatah Inglés británico e internacional

A Palestinian political and military organization founded in 1958 by Yasser Arafat and others to bring about the establishment of a Palestinian state. It dominated the Palestine Liberation Organization from the 1960s, but more recently has been challenged by more extreme groups, and in 2006 was defeated by Hamas in the elections for the Palestinian National Authority

al-Fatah in Fatah Inglés británico e internacional

A Palestinian political and military organization founded in 1958 by Yasser Arafat and others to bring about the establishment of a Palestinian state. It dominated the Palestine Liberation Organization from the 1960s, but more recently has been challenged by more extreme groups, and in 2006 was defeated by Hamas in the elections for the Palestinian National Authority

Giza Inglés británico e internacional

A city south-west of Cairo in northern Egypt, on the west bank of the Nile, site of the Pyramids and the Sphinx; population 2,891,300 (est. 2006)

Luxor Inglés británico e internacional

A city in eastern Egypt, on the east bank of the Nile; population 202,200 (est. 2006). It is the site of the southern part of ancient Thebes and contains the ruins of the temple built by Amenhotep III and of monuments erected by Ramses II

Cairo Inglés británico e internacional

The capital of Egypt, a port on the Nile near the head of its delta; population 6,758,600 (est. 2006)

Al, Jr. in Unser Inglés británico e internacional

Al, Jr. (1962-), Al’s son; full name Alfred Unser, Jr. Indy 500 champion 1992, 1994

Fujairah Inglés británico e internacional

One of the seven member states of the United Arab Emirates; population 107,900 (est. 2009)

al-Fujayrah in Fujairah Inglés británico e internacional

One of the seven member states of the United Arab Emirates; population 107,900 (est. 2009)

Hodeida Inglés británico e internacional

The chief port of Yemen, on the Red Sea; population 410,000 (est. 2004)

Medina Inglés británico e internacional

A city in western Saudi Arabia, around an oasis some 320 km (200 miles) north of Mecca; population 1,010,000 (est. 2007)

al-Abbas in Abbasid Inglés británico e internacional

Relating to a dynasty of caliphs who ruled in Baghdad from 750 to 1258


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