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Meaning of "Alexandretta" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ALEXANDRETTA

Alexandretta  [ˌælɪɡzɑːnˈdrɛtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ALEXANDRETTA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Alexandretta is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ALEXANDRETTA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Alexandretta

İskenderun

İskenderun is a city and district in the province of Hatay on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. It was originally named Alexandria near Issos and later Alexandretta. The current mayor is Yusuf Hamit Civelek.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ALEXANDRETTA


berretta
bɪˈrɛtə
betta
ˈbɛtə
better
ˈbɛtə
biretta
bɪˈrɛtə
cabretta
kəˈbrɛtə
carbureter
ˌkɑːbjʊˈrɛtə
carburetter
ˌkɑːbjʊˈrɛtə
debtor
ˈdɛtə
feta
ˈfɛtə
letter
ˈlɛtə
newsletter
ˈnjuːzˌlɛtə
operetta
ˌɒpəˈrɛtə
petter
ˈpɛtə
Rosetta
rəʊˈzɛtə
setter
ˈsɛtə
stretta
ˈstrɛtə
sweater
ˈswɛtə
twin-carburettor
ˌtwɪnkɑːbəˈrɛtə
Valletta
vəˈlɛtə
vendetta
vɛnˈdɛtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ALEXANDRETTA

Alexander
Alexander Archipelago
Alexander I
Alexander I Island
Alexander II
Alexander III
Alexander Nevski
Alexander technique
Alexander the Great
Alexander VI
alexanders
Alexandra
Alexandria
Alexandrian
Alexandrian senna
Alexandrine

WORDS THAT END LIKE ALEXANDRETTA

arietta
Barletta
beretta
bruschetta
burletta
cabaletta
Caltanissetta
canzonetta
codetta
comedietta
Damietta
faldetta
fughetta
Gambetta
malaguetta
mozzetta
pancetta
Quetta
sinfonietta
Valetta

Synonyms and antonyms of Alexandretta in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Alexandretta» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ALEXANDRETTA

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亚历山大勒塔
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Alexandrette
570 millions of speakers

English

Alexandretta
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Alexandretta
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اسكندرونة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Александретта
278 millions of speakers

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Alexandretta
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Alexandretta
260 millions of speakers

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Alexandrette
220 millions of speakers

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Alexandretta
190 millions of speakers

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Alexandretta
180 millions of speakers

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Alexandretta
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Alexandretta
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Alexandretta
85 millions of speakers
vi

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Alexandretta
80 millions of speakers

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Alexandretta
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अलेक्झांड्रेटा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Alexandretta
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Alessandretta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Aleksandretty
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Александретта
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Alexandretta
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Αλεξανδρέττα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Alexandretta
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Alexandretta
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Alexandretta
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Alexandretta

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ALEXANDRETTA»

The term «Alexandretta» is normally little used and occupies the 138.242 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ALEXANDRETTA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Alexandretta

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ALEXANDRETTA»

Discover the use of Alexandretta in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Alexandretta and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Jews, Turks, Ottomans: A Shared History, Fifteenth Through ...
During an earlier dispute, mariners and assistant consuls in Alexandretta had instigated the difficulties. In 1652, however, the crisis began in Aleppo, but soon also encompassed Alexandretta. The customer not only blocked the departure of  ...
Avigdor Levy, 2002
2
Turkey Beyond Nationalism: Towards Post-Nationalist Identities
Chapter. 7. The. exodus. of. Armenians. from. the. Sanjak. of. Alexandretta. in. the . 1930s. Bern. A. Pekesen. In the Ottoman Empire, which was characterized by ethnic, religious, linguistic and cultural diversity, the formation of the nation state ...
Hans-Lukas Kieser, 2006
3
Allenby and British Strategy in the Middle East 1917-1919
44The final decision takenonthe Alexandretta landing was that any chanceof an attack behind Turkishlines would depend on Allenby'sland offensive.On 10October 1917 Hankey recorded in his diary that in the War Cabinetthe' proposal isfor ...
Matthew Hughes, 2013
4
Curzon and British Imperialism in the Middle East 1916-1919
The latter place,ashe impliedon19 March,might be leftto Germanyasa meansof offsetting Russian power.49 More importantly, whilst there wasno obvious dissensionfrom Kitchener's view that Alexandretta lay outside, or was not essential to, ...
John Fisher, 2012
5
Islamic Roots of Capitalism: Egypt, 1760-1840
Thus, if we imagine that al- Attar left Alexandretta in 1807/ 1222 and that he had given a number of lessons over a period of time, we may postulate that he was in Alexandretta at least during 1806-1807/1221-1222.4 If he had given us a clearer  ...
Peter Gran, 1979
6
The Ottoman City Between East and West: Aleppo, Izmir, and ...
Alexandretta held another advantage in that it was under the direct administration of the governors in Aleppo. Despite imperial orders to the contrary, they generally looked the other way as the Europeans off-loaded their goods in the bay.
Edhem Eldem, Daniel Goffman, Bruce Masters, 1999
7
Kitchener's War: British Strategy from 1914-1916
Instead, he confined his case to Alexandretta and Mesopotamia. Kitchener, who on March 10 had stated that the acquisition of Alexandretta was necessary for the defense of Egypt,15 now had a different explanation: The question of a British ...
George H. Cassar, 2005
8
Muddle of the Middle East
No history of the constitutional struggle in Syria will be complete without an account of the separation of the Sanjak of Alexandretta (Iskanderun) from Syria and its absorption by the Turkish Republic. After the distribution of the mandates at San ...
Nikshoy C. Chatterji, 1973
9
Turkey: Challenges of Continuity and Change
Eventually a more favourable payment agreement for Turkey was signed in April 1933.21 The most significant issue with France, however, was related to the sancak (district) of Iskandarun or Alexandretta (later renamed Hatay, land of the ...
Meliha Benli Altunışık, Özlem Tür, 2005
10
In the Anglo-Arab Labyrinth: The McMahon-Husayn ...
In January 1915, Churchill conceived the plan of forcing the Straits at the Dardanelles. Included in his plan was a simultaneous attack on Alexandretta. Its purpose was that in case the attack on the Dardanelles failed, it could be represented as ...
Elie Kedouri, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ALEXANDRETTA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Alexandretta is used in the context of the following news items.
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Hugh Roberts
And then, in 1939, the French ceded the Alexandretta (Iskenderun) district – comprising about 40 per cent of what was left of Syria's coastline – to Turkey, which ... «London Review of Books, Jul 15»
2
Book Excerpt: “Syria Burning”
I began in Alexandretta, the seaside northern province that France ceded to Turkey in 1939, on my way south through modern Syria to Lebanon ... «WhoWhatWhy / RealNewsProject, Jul 15»
3
Darkness Descends on Palmyra
There we hired a taxi driver to take us forty kilometers down the coast to Iskenderum (once known as Alexandretta, and a city that Winston ... «Intifada Palestine, Jun 15»
4
More Than 320000 People Killed In Syrian Conflict So Far
... al Shabiha, pro-regime informers and the 'Syrian resistance to liberate the Sanjak of Alexandretta'; 2844 pro- regime Shia militiamen from ... «London South East, Jun 15»
5
Analysis: Syria's disintegration - the death of Arab nationalism?
In 1926, the French tore off western Syria and formed Lebanon, with its large concentration of Christians; the province of Alexandretta on the ... «i24news, Jun 15»
6
From Barbary corsairs to people-traffickers: the violence of the …
... theory against the experiences of sea captains (who were agreed that the accepted distance from Marseille to Alexandretta was exaggerated ... «Spectator.co.uk, May 15»
7
Hollywood star Nicole Kidman plays our answer to Lara Croft in new …
... book Syria: The Desert and the Sown, published in 1907, she described visits to the likes of Damascus, Jerusalem, Beirut and Alexandretta. «Sunderland Echo, May 15»
8
How the Armenians came to live among Arabs
... in mixed areas where there were small pre-existing Armenian communities, such as Alexandretta, Aleppo, Beirut, Damascus and Jerusalem. «Yahoo! Maktoob News, Apr 15»
9
Street names get the poppy treatment
... the former associated with Field Marshall Horatio Herbert Kitchener, who proposed an invasion of Alexandretta, Turkey by Anzac troops, and ... «Timaru Herald, Apr 15»
10
Arthur Leonard Smith fought in WW1 with brother Stanley. Neither …
impression is that we shall go to either Marseilles, Constantinople or Alexandretta. All letters are to be censored after this mail. Monday March ... «The Daily Telegraph, Apr 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Alexandretta [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/alexandretta>. Aug 2019 ».
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