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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 al-. prefix. (a)  All; wholly; completely; as, almighty, almost.  (b)  To; at; on; -- in OF. shortened to a-. See ad-.  (c) The Arabic definite article answering to the English the; as, Alkoran, the Koran or the Book; alchemy, the chemistry.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in
           bauxite [syn: aluminum, aluminium, atomic number 13]
      2: a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of
         Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American
         Civil War [syn: Alabama, Heart of Dixie, Camellia