Name: Alexandria

Origin and Meaning of the Name Alexandria

  • Meaning:
    Defending men
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (ah leks AN dree ah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Alexandria

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    English speaking countries
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    Alexander the Great founded many cities in his name, the most famous of which is Alexandria in Egypt. The Library of Alexandria was the largest in the ancient world, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

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