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Noun: Alexandria  ,a-lig'zãn-dree-u
  1. 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
    - El Iskandriyah
     
  2. A town in Louisiana on the Red River

Type of: city, metropolis, port, town, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, LA, Louisiana, Pelican State, United Arab Republic

Encyclopedia: Alexandria, ON