a city in NW Italy, in Piedmont.
Historical Examples

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

The remains of the Austrian army regained their camp at Alessandria.
The Companions of Jehu Alexandre Dumas, pre

In her anxiety to return home, she took boat and travelled by water as far as Alessandria.
Christina of Denmark, Duchess of Milan and Lorraine, 1522-1590 Julia Cartwright

Meanwhile Massena has taken possession of Alessandria, with all its stores.
Napoleon’s Letters to Josephine Henry Foljambe Hall

When Lodovico heard that Alessandria was lost, his courage failed him.
Beatrice d’Este, Duchess of Milan, 1475-1497 Julia Mary Cartwright

He has at Alessandria his magazines, his hospitals, his artillery, his reserves.
The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) John Holland Rose

But the most interesting spot of all was the plain of Marengo, near Alessandria.
Before and after Waterloo Edward Stanley

Radetzky flung his army in between, and cut off the Italian line of retreat upon Turin and Alessandria.
A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year Edwin Emerson

The one is in Alessandria, and serves as an altar-piece to the domestic chapel of the Conventuals.
The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. V (of 6) Luigi Antonio Lanzi

Alessandria della Paglia, glorious by her resistance to the emperor in 1174, had even changed her name to Cesarea!
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 1 Various

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


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