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Albanus was a Roman cognomen meaning "of Alba", referring to the ancient city Alba Longa.

  • Albanus, soldier who became Christian martyr St Alban

See also: Albinus[?] ("white"), Albanius[?] ("of Albania"?)

The Alban Hills southeast of Rome were known as Albanus Mons to the Romans, and Lago Albano[?] in the Alban Hills was called Albanus Lacus.

The Albanus Glacier[?] is located in Antarctica near the Tapley Mountains[?].

The galeasse[?] Albanus[?] was a ship that sailed in the Baltic Sea during the early 20th century. A replica has since been built.

Albanus is a rare make of guitar. There also Albanus violins.

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