Alexandria

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geographical name Al·ex·an·dria \ˌa-lig-ˈzan-drē-ə, ˌe-\

Definition of Alexandria

  1. 1 city in central Louisiana population 47,723

  2. 2 city in northern Virginia on the Potomac River south of Washington, D.C. population 139,966 — see also 2alexandrian

  3. 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.

Alexandrian

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ALEXANDRIA Defined for English Language Learners

Alexandria

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geographical name Al·ex·an·dria \ˌa-lig-ˈzan-drē-ə, ˌe-\

Definition of Alexandria for English Language Learners

  • : U.S. city, Virginia

  • : city in Egypt


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