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
Note: Alexandria was notable as the site of the greatest library of ancient times.
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