alexander

noun, often capitalized
al·ex·an·der | \ˌa-lig-ˈzan-dər, ˌe-\

Definition of alexander 

(Entry 1 of 5)

: an iced cocktail made from crème de cacao, sweet cream, and gin or brandy

Alexander

biographical name (1)
Al·ex·an·der | \ˌa-lig-ˈzan-dər, ˌe-\

Definition of Alexander (Entry 2 of 5)

name of 8 popes: especially VI (Rodrigo Borgia) 1431–1503 (pope 1492–1503)

Alexander

biographical name (2)
\ˌä-lik-ˈsän-dər \
variants: Russian Aleksandr

Definition of Alexander (Entry 3 of 5)

name of 3 emperors of Russia: I 1777–1825 (reigned 1801–25); II 1818–1881 (reigned 1855–81); III 1845–1894 (reigned 1881–94)

Alexander

biographical name (3)
\ˌä-lik-ˈsän-dər-ō-ˈbre-nə-ˌvich \
variants: Serbian Aleksandar Obrenović

Definition of Alexander (Entry 4 of 5)

1876–1903 king of Serbia (1889–1903)

Alexander

biographical name (4)

Definition of Alexander (Entry 5 of 5)

Harold Rupert Leofric George 1891–1969 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis British field marshal; governor-general of Canada (1946–52)

First Known Use of alexander

Noun

1918, in the meaning defined above

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