Meaning of Alexandrian

Al•ex•an•dri•an

Pronunciation: (al"ig-zan'drē-un, -zän'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. of Alexandria, esp. Alexandria, Egypt.
  2. of or pertaining to the schools of philosophy, literature, and science in ancient Alexandria.
  3. Alexandrine.
—n.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Alexandria, esp. Alexandria, Egypt.
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