Alva[al′və; Sp äl′vä′]
Alva definition by Webster's New World
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Alva, Duke of (Fernando Álvarez de Toledo) 1508-82; Sp. general who suppressed a revolt in the Low Countries
Alva definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also Al·ba , Duke of. Title of Fernando Álvarez de Toledo. 1508-1582.
Spanish general and colonial administrator of the Netherlands (1567-1573).
Variant of Alvah
a masculine name: var.
Origin: Classical Hebrew (language) alva, alvan; often associated, association with Classical Latin albus, white