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Alexander IIIKnown as "Alexander the Great." 356-323 bc.
King of Macedon (336-323) and conqueror of Asia Minor, Syria, Egypt, Babylonia, and Persia. His reign marked the beginning of the Hellenistic Age.
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1. (Biography) 1241–86, king of Scotland (1249–86), son of Alexander II
2. (Biography) original name Orlando Bandinelli. died 1181, pope (1159–81), who excommunicated Barbarossa
3. (Biography) 1845–94, tsar of Russia (1881–94), son of Alexander II
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|Noun||1.||Alexander III - son of Alexander II who was czar of Russia (1845-1894)|
Russia - a former empire in eastern Europe and northern Asia created in the 14th century with Moscow as the capital; powerful in the 17th and 18th centuries under Peter the Great and Catherine the Great when Saint Petersburg was the capital; overthrown by revolution in 1917
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