noun, often capitalized al·ex·an·dri·an·ism \ˌa-lig-ˈzan-drē-ə-ˌni-zəm, ˌe-\

Definition of alexandrianism



  1. :  the teachings or tenets of the Alexandrian culture or theology — compare alexandrian school, patristic philosophy

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Origin and Etymology of alexandrianism

1Alexandrian + -ism

First Known Use: 1828

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