Alexander meaning

ălĭg-zăndər
A cocktail made of gin, brandy, or rum, with crème de cacao and sweet cream.
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(person) 1777-1825; czar of Russia (1801-25); grandson of Catherine the Great.
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(person) 1876-1903; king of Serbia (1889-1903): assassinated.
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(person) 1888-1934; king of Yugoslavia (1921-34): assassinated.
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(person) 1818-81; czar of Russia (1855-81): emancipated the serfs: assassinated: son of Nicholas I.
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(person) (born Orlando Bandinelli) Died 1181; pope (1159-81)
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(person) 1845-94; czar of Russia (1881-94): son of Alexander II.
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(person) (born Rodrigo de Borja y Doms) 1431-1503; pope (1492-1503): father of Cesare & Lucrezia Borgia.
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(person) 1st Viscount Alexander of Tunis 1891-1969; Brit. general & statesman: governor-general of Canada (1946-52)
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Alexanders: any of various umbellifers, often specifically Smyrnium olusatrum or Heracleum maximum, the cow parsnip.
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A male given name, most famously held by Alexander the Great.
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A patronymic surname​.
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A cocktail made with crème de cacao, sweet cream, and brandy or gin.
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(person, proper) A masculine name: dim. Alec, Alex, Sandy; equiv. Fr. Alexandre, It. Alessandro, Russ. Aleksandr, Scot. Alistair, Sp. Alejandro; fem. Alexandra, Alexandrina.
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Origin of alexander

  • From the name Alexander

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος (Aléxandros), from ἀλέξω (aléxō, “I defend”) + ἀνδρός (andrós), genitive of ἀνήρ (anēr, “man”).

    From Wiktionary