Alexander

Definitions of Alexander
  1. noun
    king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC)
    synonyms: Alexander the Great
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    example of:
    conqueror, vanquisher
    someone who is victorious by force of arms
  2. noun
    European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb
    synonyms: Alexanders, Smyrnium olusatrum, black lovage, horse parsley
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    type of:
    herb, herbaceous plant
    a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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