a feminine name: dim. Sandra, Sandy; var. Alexandrina
Origin of Alexandrafeminine of Alexander
Last czarina of Russia (1894–1917). The wife of Nicholas II, she interfered in politics under Rasputin's influence. After the Bolshevik revolution, she and her family were imprisoned and executed.
- A female given name.
- A town in Central Otago, New Zealand.
From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Aleksandrā), from ἀλέξω (aléxō, “I defend”) + άνδρα (andra), genitive of άνδρας (anēra, “man, human”). Feminine form of Alexander.