Etymology
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Alexandria

city in Egypt, founded 332 B.C.E. by Alexander the Great, for whom it is named. Also see -ia. Related: Alexandrian.

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Definitions of Alexandria

Alexandria (n.)
a town in Louisiana on the Red River;
Alexandria (n.)
the chief port of Egypt; located on the western edge of the Nile delta on the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Alexander the Great; the capital of ancient Egypt;
Synonyms: El Iskandriyah
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