Elba

noun
El·​ba | \ ˈel-bə How to pronounce Elba (audio) \

Definition of Elba

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a place or state of exile

Elba

geographical name
El·​ba | \ ˈel-bə How to pronounce Elba (audio) \

Definition of Elba (Entry 2 of 2)

island of Italy in the Mediterranean between Corsica and the mainland; chief town Portoferraio area 86 square miles (224 square kilometers)

First Known Use of Elba

Noun

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Elba

Noun

Elba (Mediterranean island), residence of Napoléon Bonaparte after his first abdication May 14, 1814 to February 26, 1815

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“Elba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Elba. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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