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Kenneth MacAlpin, first King of Scotland, used the title King of Alba. This meaning of Alba was first used in reference to Britain but later came to mean Scotland specifically.
Caledonia-Forever  12/11/2008
Alba means "white" in Latin. In this form, it would be an adjective for words in the 1st declension.
Reina Vered  6/3/2008
In Irish legend, Alba is the name commonly used for Scotland.
reservoirdoll1987  3/18/2006
Alba also means "white" and "fortress".
starling  2/19/2006

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