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a•li•as



Pronunciation: (ā'lē-us), [key]
n., pl. -as•es,
adv.


n.
a false name used to conceal one's identity; an assumed name: The police files indicate that “Smith” is an alias for Simpson.

adv.
at another time; in another place; in other circumstances; otherwise. “Simpson alias Smith” means that Simpson in other circumstances has called himself Smith.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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