Alessandria

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Alessandria

(Italian alesˈsandrja)
n
(Placename) a town in NW Italy, in Piedmont. Pop: 85 438 (2001)

A•les•san•dri•a

(ˌɑ lɛsˈsɑn dri ɑ)

n.
a city in NW Italy, in Piedmont. 102,774.
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I embarked at Alicante, reached Genoa after a prosperous voyage, and proceeded thence to Milan, where I provided myself with arms and a few soldier's accoutrements; thence it was my intention to go and take service in Piedmont, but as I was already on the road to Alessandria della Paglia, I learned that the great Duke of Alva was on his way to Flanders.