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Definitions for Alexander
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

  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.

Wikipedia

  1. Alexander

    Alexander is a male given name. The most prominent bearer of the name is Alexander the Great, the king of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia who created one of the largest empires in ancient history.Variants listed here are Aleksandar, Aleksander and Aleksandr. Related names and diminutives include Iskandar, Alec, Alek, Alex, Alexandre, Aleks, Aleksa and Sander; feminine forms include Alexandra, Alexandria, and Sasha.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    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. Butler University:

    The Butler community is mourning the loss of Matthew Alexander, we want to extend our deepest sympathies to Matthew's friends and families during this time of great sorrow.

  2. 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.

  3. Professor Howe:

    To do this he was willing to secure his connection with Alexander at any cost.

  4. The Door:

    The Door Christian Fellowship McAllen Church did not ask for, or receive, a license from the producers or creators of' Alexander Hamilton' to produce, stage, replicate or alter any part of' Hamilton' ; nor did we seek prior permission to alter Lin-Manuel Miranda's work by changing the music, the lyrics, deleting songs, and adding dialogue.

  5. Suzanne Edwards:

    Knowing that I am Suzanne Edwards, I want to let Alexander know that heaven is a happy place and want to reassure him of that.

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