HyperDic: el_iskandriyah

English > 1 sense of the expression El Iskandriyah:
NOUNlocationEl Iskandriyah, Alexandriathe chief port of Egypt
English > El Iskandriyah: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningThe 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.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
portA place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
Part ofEgypt, Arab Republic of Egypt, United Arab RepublicA republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971
SpanishAlejandría, Alexandría

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