alexander: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (al"ig-zan'dur, -zän'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a cocktail made with crème de cacao with gin or brandyand sweet cream.


Pronunciation: (al"ig-zan'dur, -zän'-), [key]
— n.
  1. See
  2. Homeric name for Paris.
  3. 1891–1964, U.S. psychoanalyst, born in Hungary.
  4. 1887–1950, U.S. baseball player.
  5. (Alexander of Tunis), 1891–1969, English field marshal.
  6. 1859–1938, British philosopher.
  7. 1726–83, general in the American Revolution.
  8. a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “defender of men.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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