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  1. Alexandria is the second largest city and the second largest metropolitan area in Egypt after Greater Cairo by size and population, extending about 32 km along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central part of the country. It is also the largest city lying directly on the Mediterranean coast. Alexandria is Egypt's largest seaport, serving approximately 80% of Egypt's imports and exports. It is an important industrial center because of its natural gas and oil pipelines from Suez. Alexandria is also an important tourist resort.
  2. Alexandria is a city in and the parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States. It lies on the south bank of the Red River in almost the exact geographic center of the state. It is the principal city of the Alexandria metropolitan area which encompasses all of Rapides and Grant parishes. Its neighboring city is Pineville. In 2010, the population was 47,723, an increase of 3 percent from the 2000 census.
  3. Alexandria is a city in, and the county seat of, Douglas County, Minnesota, United States. First settled in 1858, it was named after Alexander and William Kinkead. The brothers were from Maryland. The form of the name was meant to be like that of Alexandria, Egypt, a center of learning and civilization.
  4. Alexandria is the capital city of the Teleorman County, Romania. It is located south-west of Bucharest, towards the Bulgarian border. The city is situated on the Vedea River. The city has 45,434 inhabitants.
  5. Alexandria is a 4th-class city in Campbell County, Kentucky, in the United States. Along with Newport, it is one of the dual seats of the county. The population was 8,477 at the 2010 census.
  6. Alexandria is a city in Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana, United States. It is about 46 miles northeast of Indianapolis. It is part of the Anderson, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to the 2010 census, its population was 5,145, a decrease of 17.8% from 6,260 in 2000.
  7. Alexandria is a town in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland. The town is situated on the River Leven, four miles north-west of Dumbarton.
  8. Alexandria is a village in Licking County, Ohio, United States. The population was 517 at the 2010 census. The town's most prominent claim to fame is that it is home to numerous members of the Comisford family.
  9. Alexandria is a borough in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 346 at the 2010 census.
  10. Alexandria is a town in DeKalb County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 966 at the 2010 census.
  11. Alexandria is a city in Hanson County, South Dakota, United States. It is part of the Mitchell, South Dakota Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 615 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Hanson County.
  12. Alexandria is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 1,613 at the 2010 census. Newfound Lake is in the northeast corner, with Wellington State Park on the western shore. The town is home to Welton Falls State Forest. Cardigan State Park, with Mount Cardigan, is in the west. Another attraction is Mowglis Mountain, named for Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book hero.
  13. Alexandria is a village in Thayer County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 177 at the 2010 census.
  14. Alexandria is a village in Clark County, Missouri, USA. The population was 159 at the 2010 census.
  15. Alexandria is a town in Jefferson County, United States. New York, USA. The population was 4,061 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Alexander LeRay, the son of an early developer.
  16. Alexandria is a small farming town in the Eastern Cape of South Africa and is situated 100 km North East of Port Elizabeth on the way to Bushman's River Mouth, Kenton-on-Sea and Port Alfred. Alexandria is part of the Ndlambe Local Municipality in the Cacadu District of the Eastern Cape.

There are other places with in their name, like Alexandria Bay, New Alexandria, West Alexandria, Alexandria Troas, Alexandria Ariana, Alexandria Asiana, Alexandria Township, Alexandria Arachosia, Alexandria University, Alexandria Bucephalous, Alexandria on the Indus, Alexandria National Museum, Alexandria on the Caucasus, Alexandria National Cemetery.

Phrases with Alexandria

Phrases starting with the word Alexandria:

  1. alexandria senna
  2. Alexandria Natalensis
  3. Alexandria False Antechinus

Phrases ending with the word Alexandria:

  1. Genus Alexandria
  2. Hogna alexandria
  3. Moonta Alexandria
  4. Geotomus alexandria
  5. Soyedina Alexandria
  6. Ectoedemia Alexandria
  7. species Hogna alexandria
  8. Species Moonta Alexandria
  9. species Geotomus alexandria
  10. Species Soyedina Alexandria
  11. Species Ectoedemia Alexandria

Other phrase containing the word Alexandria:

  1. Species Alexandria Natalensis

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Google previewThe Monthly Review (1826)

The ancient Alexandria is a mere mass of ruins, and ihe modern city is one of the most cheerless places of residence in...

Google previewThe Missing Pieces (2015)

by Andromeda Blair

Alexandria is an ordinary teenage girl.

Google previewEarly Western Travels, 1748-1846 (2007)

by Reuben Gold Thwaites

There are many iron works, nail manufactories, glasshouses, cotton 55 New Alexandria is a small village in Westmoreland County, on Loyalhanna Creek, thirty-three miles east of Pittsburg. New Salem (or Salem), in the same county, ...

Google previewWomen of Karantina (2015)

by Nael Eltoukhy

Alexandria is a cosmopolitan city .

Google previewMarino Sanudo Torsello, The Book of the Secrets of the Faithful of the Cross (2016)

Liber Secretorum Fidelium Crucis by Peter Lock

Alexandria is a large and beautiful city, having a focal point visible from outside whose margins are daily flooded by the waves; it is commonly known as the Farus and it makes the city famous.1 If anyone comes by sea from the east, from the ...

Google previewThe War in Syria (1842)

by Charles Napier

Alexandria is a tolerably good town, and is fast improving. The naval establishments of the Pacha are wonderful, and whatever may be said against Mehemet Ali, it must be admitted, that no man of ordinary abilities could have in so short a time ...

Google previewThe Lost Gospel (2006)

The Quest for the Gospel of Judas Iscariot by Herbert Krosney, Bart D. Ehrman

Alexandria is a primary center for Egyptian exports, including Egyptian folk art and ancient objects. Ancient Egypt was one of the greatest of the early civilizations, and the wonders of Tutankhamun's tomb are only the most spectacular of the ...

Google previewPilgrims to Jerusalem in the Middle Ages (2011)

by Nicole Chareyron

Alexandria is a very great and large city in flat country, situated on the sea to one side of its two ports, very well defended, very well enclosed about with high walls. —ghillebert de lannoy On the Nile It was at the port of Bulaq that the pilgrim ...

Google previewThe Memoirs of Signor Gaudentio Di Lucca ... Copied from the Original Manuscript Kept in St. Mark's Library at Venice [or Rather, Written Originally in English by Simon Berington]. (1738)

by Simon BERINGTON, Gaudentio di LUCCA

Alexandria is a Sea-port, at the further End of the Mediterranean, belonging to the Turks, but much frequented by Arabian Merchants, both by Land and Sea. One Point of Curdistan is not far from this Port.

Google previewSolving the Mysteries of the Past (2008)

by Gerard Aksomitis

Alexandria is a port at the mouth of the Nile River, in Egypt, Africa. It was founded by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C. and was the home of Cleopatra. However, by 1,600 years ago, sea levels had risen, and ancient Alexandria was ...

Google previewExporters' Encyclopaedia (1920)

Routes Alexandria– 1, 2, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Ode of the city, at a mile's distance, are situated the catacombs, the ancient burial places ot Alexandria; and although they cannot be compared to those "of the ancient Memphis, which the Arabs will not permit to be visited, in ordvr to m:ike the ...

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Only a brave person is willing to honestly admit, and fearlessly to face, what a sincere and logical mind discovers. (Rodan of Alexandria)
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The value of this 10-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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