Alexandra


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Al·ex·an·dra

 (ăl′ĭg-zăn′drə, -zän′-) 1872-1918.
Last czarina of Russia (1894-1917). The wife of Nicholas II, she interfered in politics under Rasputin's influence. After the Bolshevik revolution, she and her family were imprisoned and executed.

Alexandra

(ˌælɪɡˈzɑːndrə)
n
1. (Biography) 1844–1925, queen consort of Edward VII of Great Britain and Ireland
2. (Biography) 1872–1918, the wife of Nicholas II of Russia; her misrule while Nicholas was supreme commander of the Russian forces during World War I precipitated the Russian Revolution
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During these last few years all three of the general's daughters- Alexandra, Adelaida, and Aglaya--had grown up and matured.
She seemed to have a great deal of hair: it was arranged with peculiar elaboration and done over the forehead in what she called an Alexandra fringe.
Two windows opened on to the deck, and the light beating through them when the ship was roasted on the Amazons had turned the prints on the opposite wall to a faint yellow colour, so that "The Coliseum" was scarcely to be distinguished from Queen Alexandra playing with her Spaniels.
The traditonal-style two-storey house type, with integral single garage, is a new house type for Miller Homes in the region and a Greene showhome is open to view at Alexandra Chase.
The UK's pop goddess Alexandra Burke is set to light up the UK as she announces her debut UK tour will take place at the start of 2011.
Such is the idea one gets when looking at the story of Alexandra Manning who lives with four of her many lovers.
Alexandra Devine, beat 23 students to take the title of Miss Sunderland after wowing judges at the Stadium of Light.
It is part of the museum's exhibition Alexandra, Princess and Queen.
Like the babushka after whom the film is named, Alexandra is purposeful and forthright, occasionally prone to obviousness in its striving for clarity.
Sara Lombardi, owner and director of the Eugene Ballet Academy, says this about Alexandra McGlade's potential the first time she saw her in class: "You could tell.
To quote the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, May 2002: Headstrong, mouthy 14-year-old Alexandra and her mother have just moved once again.
Alexandra Hospital @ Yishun, currently on the boards at Hillier Worldwide Architecture and CPG Consultants Pte Ltd, illustrates some of the new techniques in sustainable design, disease control and security.