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[uh-lee-zhee-uh, -zhuh]
  1. an ancient city and fortress in Gaul: Caesar captured Vercingetorix here 52 b.c.
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Examples from the Web for alesia

Historical Examples

  • The Lady Alesia was looking on, and Philippa stood behind with the maids.

    The Well in the Desert

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • For thus he had remembered Joan and Alesia; and thus they remembered him.

    The Well in the Desert

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • 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.

  • Caius Cæsar overthrew the Gauls at Alesia, and reduced all the revolted cities to subjection.