alexander

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

Definition of alexander

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

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1918

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Alexander

biographical name Al·ex·an·der \ ˌa-lig-ˈzan-dər , ˌe- \

Definition of Alexander

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

Alexander

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

Definition of Alexander

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 \ ˌä-lik-ˈsän-dər-ō-ˈbre-nə-ˌvich \
variants: Serbian Aleksandar Obrenović

Definition of Alexander

1876–1903 king of Serbia (1889–1903)

Alexander

biographical name

Definition of Alexander

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


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