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1. (in the European Alps) an area of pasture above the valley bottom but below the mountain peaks
2. a high mountain
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A list processing extension of Mercury Autocode.

["ALP, An Autocode List-Processing Language", D.C. Cooper et al, Computer J 5:28-31, 1962].
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Whereas much of the world, and more recently Sweden, Spain and the UK have moved to recognize Palestine, regardless of the status of the peace negotiations, the Australian Labor Party hold true to the rhetoric of yesteryear.
Australian Labor Party - Victoria Laurie Ferguson MP
In government, the great task of the Australian Labor Party is twofold; to uplift the lives of our citizens and to uplift the spirit of the nation--to give working Australians the opportunity to realise their dreams and give our nation the opportunity to realise its potential.
Then it produces the usual line criticizing the relationship between the union movement and the Australian Labor Party.
Emerging from the wake of The Latham Diaries, this collection grapples with many of the questions raised by Latham's attacks on what he calls the 'poisonous and opportunistic culture' of the Australian Labor Party. Can Labor present a vision worthy of a 2007 federal election win?
''The Australian Labor Party congratulates George W Bush on his reelection as president of the United States of America,'' Latham said in a statement.
Costello might more satisfactorily for everyone have gone into the Australian Labor Party rather than into the Liberal Party.
Australian Labor party backbencher Mark Latham has said the federal government should endorse the discount airline being proposed by Virgin Atlantic Airways as its preferred carrier.
Here he is not so much concerned with documenting this phenomenon as he is with exploring its consequences for the politics and policy of the Australian Labor Party. The premise of this book is Ben Chifley's metaphorical `light on the hill'.
In the 1970's, after decades in the wilderness, the Australian Labor Party won a national election.
Instead, the Australian Labor party (ALP), headed by prime minister Ben Chifley, erected a set of regulatory barricades that thwarted the natural operation of the labor market.
It appears that the majority of the Australian Labor Party government were more sympathetic to the dissenting views expressed by two women Labor Party senators than to the majority report, which was written by one Labor Party senator (with a Roman Catholic affiliation) and two senators from nongovernment, largely more conservative, parties.

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