HyperDic: alexandria

English > 2 senses of the word Alexandria:
NOUNlocationAlexandriaa town in Louisiana on the Red River
locationAlexandria, El Iskandriyahthe chief port of Egypt
Alexandria > pronunciation
Soundsae.lahgzae'ndriyah
RhymesAbyssinia ... zinnia: 217 rhymes with iyah...
English > Alexandria: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA town in Louisiana on the Red River.
Instance oftownAn urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
Part ofLouisiana, Pelican State, LA, La.A state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
English > Alexandria: 2 senses > noun 2, 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.
SynonymEl Iskandriyah
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
CatalanAlexandria

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