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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)

Wiktionary

  1. alexandernoun

    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. Alexandernoun

    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. Alexandernoun

    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. 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.

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

  5. Alexandernoun

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

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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. John Butler:

    Dorinda Carter Andrews don't stop a kid from receiving his high school diploma, already the most important moment of their life to that point, Dorinda Carter Andrews don't take that away for something as small as Alexander McQueen shoes -- and Alexander McQueen shoes's exactly what was going to happen.

  2. Jennifer Garner:

    I really choose by what I like, i thought ‘Alexander’ was a super smart script. Just [costar] Steve [Carell] alone would have been enough. Gosh, I love working with that guy. He's just the best.

  3. Sir Philip Sidney:

    Alexander received more bravery of mind by the pattern of Achilles, than by hearing the definition of fortitude.

  4. Venus Williams:

    I feel definitely more comfortable going into that match than, for example, today, i had never played( McHale) before, so you feel like you don't really know what's going to happen. Earlier, Latvian 11th seed Anastasija Sevastova became the latest player to be stuck down with a viral illness at the tournament. Sevastova was down 5-0 in the first set of her third round match with Estonian 21st seed Anett Kontaveit when she retired. Her departure came less than 24 hours after Venus Williams was unable to continue Venus Williams match on Sunday, also citing a viral illness. Men's third seed Alexander Zverev also said on Monday after losing to fellow German Jan-Lennard Struff that he too had a virus. Among those women still feeling healthy, three-times grand slam champion Angelique Kerber battled back to beat Russian qualifier Natalia Vikhlyantseva 3-6 6-1 6-3. Kerber took a while to warm to her task on a cool morning in the California desert.

  5. 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.

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