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Alexander the Great

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Alexander the Great

n
(Biography) 356–323 bc, king of Macedon, who conquered Greece (336), Egypt (331), and the Persian Empire (328), and founded Alexandria
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Alexan′der the Great′


n.
356–323 B.C., king of Macedonia 336–323: conqueror of Greek city-states and of the Persian Empire from Asia Minor and Egypt to India.
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Alexandre le Grand
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