Alexandria

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Alexandrīa, Alexandrēa, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρεια (Alexándreia), a city in Egypt bearing the name of its founder Ἀλέξανδρος (Aléxandros) (Alexander the Great).

PronunciationEdit

  • (General American) IPA(key): /æləkˈzændɹi.ə/, /æləɡˈzændɹi.ə/
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Proper nounEdit

Alexandria

  1. A city and port in Egypt.
  2. A number of places in the United States:
    1. A census-designated place in Calhoun County, Alabama.
    2. A city in Monroe Township, Madison County, Indiana.
    3. A city in Kentucky, and one of the two county seats of Campbell County.
    4. A city, the parish seat of Rapides Parish, Louisiana.
    5. A city, the county seat of Douglas County, Minnesota.
    6. A city in Clark County, Missouri.
    7. A village in Thayer County, Nebraska.
    8. A town in Grafton County, New Hampshire.
    9. A town in Jefferson County, New York.
    10. A village in Licking County, Ohio.
    11. An unincorporated community in Scioto County, Ohio.
    12. A borough of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania.
    13. A city in Hanson County, South Dakota.
    14. A town in DeKalb County, Tennessee.
    15. An independent city in Virginia.
  3. A former town in United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada; now a part of the township of North Glengarry.
  4. A ghost town in British Columbia, Canada.
  5. A town in Sarah Baartman District Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
  6. A town in Ehlanzeni District Municipality, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
  7. A town in West Dunbartonshire council area, Scotland (OS grid ref NS3980).
  8. A female given name from Ancient Greek.

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Proper nounEdit

Alexandria f

  1. Alexandria (a city in Egypt)

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DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Alexandria

  1. Alexandria (a city in Egypt)

GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Alexandrīa, from Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρεια (Alexándreia).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /alɛˈksandʁia/
  • Hyphenation: Ale‧x‧an‧d‧ria
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Proper nounEdit

Alexandria n (genitive Alexandrias)

  1. Alexandria (a city in Egypt)

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LatinEdit

Proper nounEdit

Alexandrīa f sg (genitive Alexandrīae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of Alexandrēa

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Alexandrīa
Genitive Alexandrīae
Dative Alexandrīae
Accusative Alexandrīam
Ablative Alexandrīā
Vocative Alexandrīa
Locative Alexandrīae

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese Alexandria, from Latin Alexandrīa, from Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρεια (Alexándreia)

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Alexandria f

  1. Alexandria (a city and governorate of Egypt)

SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Alexandria n (genitive Alexandrias)

  1. Alexandria (a city in Egypt)