Alexandria

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (General American) IPA(key): /æləkˈzændɹi.ə/, /æləɡˈzændɹi.ə/
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Proper noun[edit]

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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Catalan[edit]

Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Alexandria f

  1. Alexandria (a city in Egypt)

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alexandria

  1. Alexandria (a city in Egypt)

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alɛˈksandʁia/
  • Hyphenation: Ale‧x‧an‧d‧ria
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Proper noun[edit]

Alexandria n (genitive Alexandrias)

  1. Alexandria (a city in Egypt)

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Latin[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alexandrīa f sg (genitive Alexandrīae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of Alexandrēa

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alexandria f

  1. Alexandria (a city and governorate of Egypt)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alexandru +‎ -ia. Named after Alexandru II Ghica.

Proper noun[edit]

Alexandria f

  1. A city in Teleorman, Romania

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alexandria n (genitive Alexandrias)

  1. Alexandria (a city in Egypt)