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Definition of the noun alexandrian

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noun - plural: Alexandrians

  1. a resident or native of Alexandria (especially Alexandria in Egypt)
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: occupant / occupier / resident = someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there

Definition of the adjective alexandrian

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  1. of or relating to Alexander the Great or his empire

Alternative definition of the adjective alexandrian


  1. Of or pertaining to Alexandria in Egypt.
  2. [not comparable] Applied to a kind of heroic verse.


Alexandrian is a geologic time period.

Phrases with Alexandrian

  1. alexandrian senna
  2. Alexandrian Shrew
  3. alexandrian laurel

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Google previewJesus in History, Legend, Scripture, and Tradition: A World Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2015)

A World Encyclopedia by Antone Minard

Leslie Houlden See also: Alexandrian Theology; Ignatius of Antioch (d. ca. 110); John, Gospel of; John the Baptist; Son of God; Textual Criticism Further Reading Hurtado, Larry W. 1998. One God, One Lord. 2nd ed. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark.

Google previewAn Introductory Dictionary of Theology and Religious Studies (2007)

by Orlando O. Espín, James B. Nickoloff

Gary Macy See also ALEXANDRIAN THEOLOGY; ARIUS; ATHANASIUS, PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA; NICAEA, FIRST COUNCIL OF. ALEXANDER OF HALES (CA. 1186-1245) Born in Halestown, England, Alexander studied philosophy ...

Google previewDictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters (2007)

by Donald K. McKim

Even in artificial word games and comparisons, foreign to our modern sensibilities, allegories nurtured the Alexandrian imagination. The task meant interpreting the sources not by paraphrase and imitation but by transposing mythical contents ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)

ALEXANDRIAN COPY— ALEXANDRIAN SCHOOL. ALEXIS PETROVITSCH — ALFIERI. LHDftnTOs; u manuscript, now in the British museum, of great importance in biblical criticism. It is on parchment, with uncial letters, without ...

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Small photo of Rome, Imperial Fora. via AlexandrianSmall photo of The relics of Alexandrian patriarch Ioann in San Giovanni in Bragora church. Venice, ItalySmall photo of Alexander Column also known as Alexandrian Column. Dedicated to Russian victory over Napoleonic France in Patriotic War of 1812 and was inaugurated in 1834Small photo of SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - APRIL 25, 2015: The Alexandrian Column in Palace Square was erected after Russian victory in war with Napoleon, today it's the city symbol, on April 25 in Saint Petersburg.Small photo of PETERHOF- JULY 07: Reconstruction of knightly fight in Peterhof on July 07, 2013, SAINT-PETERSBURG, RUSSIA. The festival "Alexandrian roundabout" takes place in the Alexandria Park every summerSmall photo of ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT - DECEMBER 6 2015: Pompey's Pillar is a Roman triumphal column that was built in 297 commemorating the victory of Roman emperor Diocletian over an Alexandrian revolt.Small photo of Discarded pottery shards from archeological dig at Alexandrian Troas More...

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Alexandrian Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1L1E1X8A1N1D2R1I1A1N1

The value of this 11-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.


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