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Definition of "alla" []

  • A musical time signature indicating two or four minims to a bar (noun)
  • Twice as fast as normal (adverb)

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Use "alla" in a sentence
  • ""May I speak and live," said the Acoulouthos Achilles, proud of his literary knowledge, "the words are, _Alla illa alla, Mohamed resoul alla_. ["
  • "In her introduction Marcella says that this sauce is called alla carrettiera by Romans, after the drivers of mule-driven or hand pulled carts that brought produce from the surrounding hills of the Apennines down into Rome, who fashioned their pasta sauces from cheap and abundant ingredients."
  • "Greek, so that in these cases it might be thought that the e was strengthened by the alla, and not vice versa: but if we accept the use in Gen. 21: 26, it follows that even here it is the alla which is strengthened."
  • ""May I speak and live," said the Acoulouthos Achilles, proud of his literary knowledge, "the words are, _Alla illa alla, Mohamed resoul alla_. ["
  • "So bank is an English word of mixed heritage, a fusion of native mead-hall Germanic and imported pasta alla Italiana, an heirloom received from both sides of the family."