Alexandria meaning

ălĭg-zăndrē-ə
A city of northern Egypt on the Mediterranean Sea at the western tip of the Nile Delta. It was founded by Alexander the Great in 332 bc and became a repository of Jewish, Arab, and Hellenistic culture famous for its extensive libraries. Its pharos (lighthouse) was one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
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A city of central Louisiana on the Red River northwest of Baton Rouge. The original city was destroyed by Union troops in May 1864 during the Civil War.
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An independent city of northern Virginia on the Potomac River opposite Washington, DC. Primarily a residential suburb of the capital, the city has many historic buildings. George Washington helped lay out the streets in 1749.
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(place) Seaport in Egypt, on the Mediterranean at the W end of the Nile delta: founded by Alexander the Great and, later, a center of Hellenistic culture.
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(place) City in NE Va., on the Potomac, near Washington, D.C.
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A city and port in Egypt.
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Any of a number of cities bearing the same name, including Alexandria, Virginia, USA.
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A female given name.
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