- an ancient city and fortress in Gaul: Caesar captured Vercingetorix here 52 b.c.
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Examples from the Web for alesia
The Lady Alesia was looking on, and Philippa stood behind with the maids.
For thus he had remembered Joan and Alesia; and thus they remembered him.
The fall of Alesia was followed by the submission of the Ædui and Arvemi.A Smaller History of Rome
William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
Alesia belonged to the Mandubii, who were dependants of the Ædui.Plutarch's Lives Volume III.
Caius Cæsar overthrew the Gauls at Alesia, and reduced all the revolted cities to subjection.The History of Rome, Books 37 to the End