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Alasanda

, m. (scil. dīpo), n. (scil. nagaraṁ),
Npr. [Greek Alexandreia, cf. Alikasundara = Alexan-
dres; as for identification see Cambridge Hist, of
India
I 550, BEFEO XXIV: 1, 30 n. 1, Memorial
Sylv. l.evi 413 foll.
]; perh. we may distinguish be-
tween:
(a) a d(v)īpa (river-bound province) and a
Yavana-town, birthplace of Milinda, 200 yojanas
I (Chinese Trsl.: 2000 yoj.) distant from Sāgala ɔ:
Alex, under Caucasus'!, and(b) [in geographical lists, of
Ceylonese proveniences
] a distant locality (sea-port)
in the
Yavana- world (Yona, Parama-yona+) ɔ: Alex,
in Egypt; nom.
~o nāma dīpo, Mil 82,23-24 (a);
acc. ~aṁ, Mil 359,29 (b); Nidd I 155,5 (b; Yonaṁ
Parama-yonaṁ ~) = 415,11 (E* Alia°); abl.
(Yona-nagarâ°), Mhv XXIX 39 (a; = ~ā nāma
nagaraparivattato, Mhv-ṭ, cf. Mhv-Trsl. p. 194 n. 3)
≠ Th up 72,38 (— Yon-raṭa Alasanda[tā] nam nu-
varin, Sinh-Thūp); loc. Cīna-Cilāte pi ~e pi, Mil
327,9 (b); pl. ~a-Kasmīra-Gandhārā, people from
(a or b), Mil 331,18.