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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 olusatrum(noun)

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

  2. Alexander, Alexander the Great(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. alexander(Noun)

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

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

  2. Alexander(ProperNoun)

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

    Etymology: Borrowed from Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος ( Aléxandros ) , from ἀλέξω ( aléxō , " I defend") + ἀνδρ- ( andr- ) , the stem of ἀνήρ ( anḗr , " man") .

  3. Alexander(ProperNoun)

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

    Etymology: Borrowed from Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος ( Aléxandros ) , from ἀλέξω ( aléxō , " I defend") + ἀνδρ- ( andr- ) , the stem of ἀνήρ ( anḗr , " man") .

  4. Alexander(ProperNoun)

    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.

    Etymology: Borrowed from Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος ( Aléxandros ) , from ἀλέξω ( aléxō , " I defend") + ἀνδρ- ( andr- ) , the stem of ἀνήρ ( anḗr , " man") .

  5. Alexander(ProperNoun)

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

    Etymology: Borrowed from Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος ( Aléxandros ) , from ἀλέξω ( aléxō , " I defend") + ἀνδρ- ( andr- ) , the stem of ἀνήρ ( anḗr , " man") .

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce Alexander?

  1. Alex
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    Karen
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Numerology

  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. Alan Futerfas:

    Trump Jr. was attending an NRA convention and having dinner when an acquaintance asked him to say hello to Alexander Torshin and made an introduction.

  2. Will Rogers:

    Alexander Hamilton started the U.S. Treasury with nothing -- and that was the closest our country has ever been to being even.

  3. Lamar Alexander:

    Indeed, Lamar Alexander went on, Our founding documents provide for duly elected presidents who serve with the consent of the governed, not at the pleasure of the United States Congress. Let the people decide. The question then is not whether the president did it, but whether the United States The Senate or the American people should decide what to do about what he did, i believe that the Constitution provides that the people should make that decision in the presidential election that begins in Iowa on Monday. The Senate has spent nine long days considering this mountain of evidence, the arguments of the White House managers and the presidents lawyers, their answers to senators questions and the White House record. Even if the White House charges were true, they do not meet the Constitutions treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors standard for an impeachable offense.

  4. Timothy Alexander:

    I believe today that everything in life is choice driven, right ? I made the choice to be depressed and be suicidal, which almost didn't land me here in front of you all today. But when my mind changed, everything else changed, now my purpose for living, because I have found Timothy Alexander is to help people find them.

  5. The New York Times:

    When Mr. Alexander repeatedly insisted that he had no information, one officer pointed to a plastic bag hanging on some pipes, asked if he knew what it was for and said, 'You know what waterboarding is?' Mr. Alexander recalled, the officer then put the bag over his head and started beating him again, Mr. Alexander said.

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