[ ah-les-sahn-dree-ah ]

  1. a city in NW Italy, in Piedmont.

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How to use Alessandria in a sentence

  • Radetzky flung his army in between, and cut off the Italian line of retreat upon Turin and Alessandria.

  • Meanwhile Massena has taken possession of Alessandria, with all its stores.

    Napoleon's Letters to Josephine | Henry Foljambe Hall
  • He has all his supplies, hospitals, artillery and reserves in Alessandria; and he will not leave the neighborhood.

    The Companions of Jehu | Alexandre Dumas, pre
  • Bonaparte watched the battle, sitting on the bank of a ditch beside the highroad to Alessandria.

    The Companions of Jehu | Alexandre Dumas, pre
  • Got on so quick from Turin that I went to Alessandria that night, and set off at half-past six yesterday morning.

    The Greville Memoirs | Charles C. F. Greville

British Dictionary definitions for Alessandria


/ (Italian alesˈsandrja) /

  1. a town in NW Italy, in Piedmont. Pop: 85 438 (2001)

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