- former name of Iskenderun.
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Examples from the Web for alexandretta
The Alexandria here alluded to is of course Alexandretta, or Iskenderoon.Early Travels in Palestine
Arculf et al.
The time from Constantinople to Alexandretta is eight to ten days.
Through unavoidable delays they were able to reach Alexandretta only on May 25.
A branch line connects with the Mediterranean at Alexandretta.Silver Chimes in Syria
W. S. Nelson
She had struck a mine near Alexandretta and lost half her crew.The Secrets of a Kuttite
Edward O. Mousley
- the former name of Iskenderun
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