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

Definition of alexandrianism 

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

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First Known Use of alexandrianism

1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alexandrianism

Alexandrian entry 1 + -ism

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