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  • Alba, from albus, white), a liturgical vestment of the Catholic Church.
  • Both the alb and its name are derived ultimately from the tunica alba, the white tunic, which formed part of the ordinary dress of Roman citizens under the Empire.
  • Throughout the middle ages, moreover, the word alba was somewhat loosely used.
  • The chief trees of the country are the aspen (Populus tremuloides), the ash-leaved maple (Negundo aceroides), oak (Quercus alba), elm (Ulmus Americana), and many varieties of willow.
  • Alba and its more abundant production of acorns, it will probably be much planted as the natural forests are destroyed.
 

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