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TypeSettlement
ScriptsΑλεξανδρεια Ancient Greek

Meaning & History

From the Greek given name Αλεξανδρος (see ALEXANDER), bestowed by Alexander the Great upon the cities he founded or conquered. This is the name of many cities throughout the world, notably in Egypt.
VariantAlexandreia Ancient Greek
Other Languages & CulturesIskandariyah Arabic
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute