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Definition of the noun Alessandria

What does Alessandria mean as a name of something?

proper noun

  1. Province of Piedmont, Italy.
  2. Town and capital of Alessandria


Alessandria is a city and comune in Piedmont, Italy, and the capital of the Province of Alessandria. The city is sited on the alluvial plain between the Tanaro and the Bormida rivers, about 90 kilometres southeast of Turin.

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Google previewElementary Class-book of Modern Geography (1882)

by William Hughes

Alessandria is a strongly fortified town, to the southward of Turin. Genoa, at the head of the gulf to which it gives name, is one of the most considerable of Italian seaports. Spezia is an important seaport and arsenal, to the south-east of Genoa.

Google previewThe American Journal of Science and Arts (1824)

Near Alessandria is a rock of crystalline porous limestone imbued with naphtn, and from which petroleum trickles. At all these localities there are churches dedicated to the Virgin, (madonna dell olio,) and the fountains themselves are under ...

Google previewMedieval Italy (2004)

An Encyclopedia by Christopher Kleinhenz

Alessandria is a commune in the Piedmont region along the Tanaro River in the Marengo plain. The first settlement (c. 1164) was named Civitas Nova or Cesaria and was founded by the Ghibelline William V “the Elder,” marquis of Montferrat, ...

Google previewA New System of Modern Geography, Or, A View of the Present State of the World (1822)

by Sidney Edwards Morse, Jedidiah Morse

Alessandria is a strong town ...

Google previewPhilips' elementary atlas and geography, ed. by J.F. Williams (1882)

by John Francon Williams

Alessandria is a strongly fortilied town, to the southward of Turin. Genoa, at the head of the gulf to which it gives name, is one of the most considerable of Italian seaports. Spezia is an important seaport and arsenal, to the south-east of Genoa.

Google previewThe Ezra Pound Encyclopedia (2005)

by Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos, Stephen Adams

Tim Redman II Popolo di Alessandria From November 1943 to April 1945, Pound contributed more than sixty entries to the fascist fortnightly // Popolo di Alessandria, an instrument of the Fasci Repubblicani di Combatti- mento. This material ...

Google previewThe Jewish Encyclopedia (1912)

A Descriptive Record of the History, Religion, Literature, and Customs of the Jewish People from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Isidore Singer, Cyrus Adler

ALESSANDRIA : Fortified town, situated in a province of the same ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannnica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1890)

ALESSANDRIA, a province of Italy, in the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

On the 10th of March the revolt began in the regiments at Fossano, Tortona, and Alessandria, where...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1825)

At the same time, colonels Ansaldi and Reggio, belonging to the garrison at Alessandria, were to seize upon that citadel, and secure the person of count di Voras, the governor. The execution of this plan could not have failed, had it not have ...

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