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  1. sandersnoun

    sandalwood, especially the red sandalwood

  2. Sandersnoun

    derived from a short form of Alexander.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sandersnoun

    A precious kind of Indian wood, of which there are three sorts, red, yellow, and green. Nathan Bailey

    Etymology: santalum, Latin.

    Aromatize it with sanders. Richard Wiseman, Surgery.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sandersnoun

    an old name of sandalwood, now applied only to the red sandalwood. See under Sandalwood

  2. Etymology: [See Sandal.]


  1. Sanders

    Sanders is a city in Carroll County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 246 at the 2000 census.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sanders is ranked #94 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sanders surname appeared 230,374 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 78 would have the surname Sanders.

    60.7% or 140,021 total occurrences were White.
    32.9% or 75,954 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 5,921 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.4% or 5,598 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 1,935 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 945 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sanders in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sanders in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Sanders in a Sentence

  1. Greg Guma:

    He (Sanders) said he was unimportant and it was all about the movement, and then it kind of escalated. ‘If you don’t support the movement, I don’t want your vote'... Obviously he’s become more adept at cultivating voters.” - New York Times, 7/3/15

  2. Bill Clinton:

    When it really mattered, Senator Sanders voted with the gun lobby and I voted against the gun lobby.

  3. Lucy Flores:

    This is a system that isn't working for the everyday person. It's one of the reasons why I decided to endorse Bernie Sanders, nevadans are looking for people who are willing to think big, to be bold and to fight for everyday people.

  4. George Will:

    Bernie Sanders is a curious case. If there was a federal truths and labeling agency, they ought to look at this man.

  5. Brad Bannon:

    Some will run for local office, then in a few years they’ll run for the state legislature, then eventually Congress, if you go ahead 10-15 years and look at the people on the Democratic and progressive side running the show, I’ll bet you a lot of money a lot of them will be Sanders supporters – and it will have a crucial impact on American politics.

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