Definition of Alexandria
1 city in central Louisiana population 47,723
2 city in northern Virginia on the Potomac River south of Washington, D.C. population 139,966
3 city and port between Lake Mareotis and the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt population 3,170,000 ◆Alexandria was notable as the site of the greatest library of ancient times.
Alexandrianplay \-drē-ən\ adjective or noun
ALEXANDRIA Defined for English Language Learners
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: U.S. city, Virginia
: city in Egypt
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