Definition of Atalaya

1. a watchtower [n -S] - See also: watchtower



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atalaya

atabrines
atabrins
atacamite
atacicept
atactic
atactic abasia
atactic agraphia
atactically
atactilia
atactostele
atactosteles
atactostelic
atagabalin
ataghan
ataghans
atalaya (current term)
atalayas
ataluren
ataman
atamans
atamasco
atamascos
atamestane
atap
ataps
atar
ataractic
ataractic agent
ataractic drug
ataractics

Literary usage of Atalaya

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1. Rides and Studies in the Canary Islands by Charles Edwardes (1888)
"... —atalaya—Probable pedigree of the dwellers in atalaya—Santa Brígida—San Mateo—1'ancho's relations —The priest and his assistants—Across ..."

2. Tenerife and Its Six Satellites: Or, The Canary Islands Past and Present by Olivia M. Stone (1889)
"MONTE DE LOS LAURELES—BAND AMA—atalaya —LAS PALMAS MUSEUM—BARBERS. Thus was this place A happy rural seat of various view : Groves whose rich trees wept ..."

3. Cases Selected from Those Heard and Determined in the Vice-Admiralty Court by William Cook, Québec (Province). Vice-Admiralty Court (1885)
"That the atalaya had the appearance of a slave or Coolie trader. 7. That the atalaya, when she left Montreal and when detained at Quebec, was sailing under ..."

4. Reports of Cases Decided in the Vice-Admiralty Court of New Brunswick from by New Brunswick Vice-Admiralty Court, Alfred A. Stockton (1894)
"The atalaya, Cook, 215. 3. Hearsay evidence under the circumstances not admissible, ibid. 4. ... The atalaya, Cook, 260. See Damages, 7. FOREIGN SHIPS. ..."

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