Aleksandrovsk

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A·lek·san·drovsk

 (ăl′ĭk-săn′drəfsk, ə-lĭk-sän′-)

Aleksandrovsk

(Russian alɪkˈsandrəfsk)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1921) of Zaporozhye
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From this point onwards the little town, formerly named Alexandrovsk, waved goodbye to its old Cossack past (and to its old Tsarist name) and grew into an industrial hotbed of some 800,000 people.
Gascoigne was to be director of the factory, his deputy being Wilson's son Alexander - yet another Scottish-Russian innovator, who in 1812 designed Russia's first iron skeleton building, the flax mill at the Alexandrovsk Works, St Petersburg.
Thus, Russia could get access to high-quality British machinery instead of less efficient types made in France, Belgium or the government-owned Alexandrovsk State Textile Mill.