Definition of Alexandria in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˌalɪɡˈzɑːndrɪə
The chief port of Egypt; population 4,084,700 (est. 2006). Alexandria was a major centre of Hellenistic culture and was renowned for its extensive library (burned down in the 3rd century ad).

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