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al·ex·an·der

also Al·ex·an·der  (ăl′ĭg-zăn′dər)
n.
A cocktail made with crème de cacao, sweet cream, and brandy or gin.

[From the name Alexander.]

Alexander

(ˌælɪɡˈzɑːndə)
n
(Biography) Harold (Rupert Leofric George), Earl Alexander of Tunis. 1891–1969, British field marshal in World War II, who organized the retreat from Dunkirk and commanded in North Africa (1943) and Sicily and Italy (1944–45); governor general of Canada (1946–52); British minister of defence (1952–54)

al•ex•an•der

(ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər, -ˈzɑn-)

n. (often cap.)
a cocktail made with gin or brandy, crème de cacao, and sweet cream.
[1925–30]

Al•ex•an•der

(ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər, -ˈzɑn-)

n.
2. Sir Harold R. L. G. (1st Earl Alexander of Tunis), 1891–1969, British general.

Al•ex•an•der

(ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər, -ˈzɑn-)
n.
1. Alexander I,
a. (Aleksandr Pavlovich) 1777–1825, czar of Russia 1801–25.
b. (Alexander Obrenovich or Aleksandar Obrenović) 1876–1903, king of Serbia 1889–1903.
c. 1888–1934, king of Yugoslavia 1921–34 (son of Peter I of Serbia).
2. Alexander II, (Aleksandr Nikolaevich) 1818–81, czar of Russia 1855–81.
3. Alexander III,
a. died 1181, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1159–81.
b. (Aleksandr Aleksandrovich) 1845–94, czar of Russia 1881–94.
4. Alexander VI, (Rodrigo Borgia) 1431?–1503, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1492–1503 (father of Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alexander - European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherbAlexander - European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Smyrnium, Smyrnium - Alexanders
2.alexander - king of MacedonAlexander - king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC)
Translations
Alexandr
Alexander
Aleksanteri
Aleksandar
Sándor
Alexander
Alexander
Aleksandras
Alexander
Aleksander
Alexandru
Aleksander
Aleksander
Alexander
İskender

Alexander

[ˌælɪgˈzɑːndəʳ] NAlejandro
Alexander the GreatAlejandro Magno

Alexander

nAlexander m; Alexander the GreatAlexander der Große
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