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ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər, -ˈzɑn-Alexan·der

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Alexander, Alexanders, black lovage, horse parsley, Smyrnium olusatrumnoun

    European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb

  2. Alexander, Alexander the Greatnoun

    king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC)


  1. alexandernoun

    Alexanders: any of various umbellifers, often specifically Smyrnium olusatrum or Heracleum maximum, the cow parsnip

  2. Alexandernoun

    A male given name from Ancient Greek, most famously held by Alexander the Great.

  3. Alexandernoun

    A Scottish patronymic surname, anglicized from Scottish Gaelic Mac Alasdair.

  4. Alexandernoun

    A place in the United States. A city in Arkansas. A city in Iowa. A city in Kansas; named for early settler Alexander Harvey. A city in North Dakota; named for early North Dakota politician Alexander McKenzie. A town in Maine; named for British politician and financier Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton. A town and village New York; named for early settler Alexander Rea. An unincorporated community in Georgia; named for early settler Hugh Alexander. An unincorporated community in West Virginia; named for local lumber businessman John M. Alexander.

  5. Alexandernoun

    A community in Manitoba, Canada; named for early settler Alexander Speers.

  6. Etymology: From Alexander, from Ἀλέξανδρος, from ἀλέξω + ἀνδρός, genitive of ἀνήρ.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Alexander' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3682

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Alexander in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Alexander in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Alexander in a Sentence

  1. Jason Alexander:

    My name's Jason Alexander. Britney invited me here. Britney Spears invited me here. She's my first wife, my only wife. I'm her first husband.

  2. Perry White.Meryl Streep:

    Alexander Skarsgård will be back.

  3. Alexander Vindman:

    I did not think it was proper to demand that a foreign government investigate a Alexander Vindman citizen, and I was worried about the implications for the Alexander Vindman government's support of Ukraine, i realized that if Ukraine pursued an investigation into the Bidens and Burisma it would likely be interpreted as a partisan play which would undoubtedly result in Ukraine losing the bipartisan support it has thus far maintained.

  4. Susan Walker:

    The thing is, we dont know where Alexander himself or any of the 15 Ptolemaic rulers ofEgyptwere buried.

  5. David Pressman.Read MorePressman:

    Alexander Vindman deeply regrets that Alexander Vindman will not be able to continue Alexander Vindman service at the White House.

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    relating to a technique that does not involve puncturing the skin or entering a body cavity
    • A. disjointed
    • B. noninvasive
    • C. obnoxious
    • D. transparent

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