the former name of Iskenderun
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How to use Alexandretta in a sentence
In modern times, the most noted were the pigeons of Aleppo, which served as couriers at Alexandretta and Bagdad.The Book of Curiosities | I. Platts
At the time I speak of, the Turks were not, however, in strong force at or near Alexandretta.Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918 | Sir Stanley Maude
Some sort of offensive, whether against Gallipoli or Alexandretta or Haifa, had become perhaps a moral necessity.With Manchesters in the East | Gerald B. Hurst
Alexeieff suggested our transferring troops from Salonika to Alexandretta.Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918 | Sir Stanley Maude
Iskanderun (Alexandretta); source of a long inscription cut on both sides of a spheroidal object of unknown origin.