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  1. a city in NW Italy, in Piedmont.
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Examples from the Web for alessandria

Historical Examples

  • When Lodovico heard that Alessandria was lost, his courage failed him.

    Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Milan, 1475-1497

    Julia Mary Cartwright

  • The remains of the Austrian army regained their camp at Alessandria.

    The Companions of Jehu

    Alexandre Dumas, pre

  • But the most interesting spot of all was the plain of Marengo, near Alessandria.

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

  • He has at Alessandria his magazines, his hospitals, his artillery, his reserves.

British Dictionary definitions for alessandria


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