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Pronounced Pron. a-LAH-ja
Other Forms FormsAlàgia, Alassina
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Contributor Contrib.alagia on 1/30/2009
Meaning & History
Possibly a variant of Alasia
, short form of Adelasia
. The Genoese noblewoman Alàgia dei Fieschi, who Dante praises in his 'Purgatorio' (c.1318), was a niece of Pope Adrian V and the wife of Dante's friend Moroello III Malaspina.