Definitions for "Alexander"
Keywords:  macedonia, greece, egypt, son, brother
the famous king of Macedon, son of Philip; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria -- (356-323 BC).
The king of clubs.
"The Great", king of Macedonia 356-323 BCE. By military skill he extended the Macedonian kingdom from Greece as far as India and Egypt. An inspired leader, master strategist and economically shrewd. When he died of disease aged 33, his kingdom was showing the strain: rife with unrest, imminent war and poor government.
a widely anthologized and translated poet
a writer and poet
a PhD candidate in English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Alexander is a lunar crater-like feature in the rugged surface to the north of Mare Serenitatis. It lies to the south-southwest of the prominent Eudoxus crater, and to the east-northeast of Calippus crater.
The Alexander was a First Fleet transport of 452 tons, barque-built with quarterdeck, built at Hull in 1783. She was the largest transport ship in the First Fleet. Before leaving England, fever broke out on board, and sixteen men died.
Alexander is a 2004 epic motion picture film, based on the life of Alexander the Great. The film was directed by Oliver Stone. According to Stone, the theatrical release is based on facts and historical events.
The original film score of Alexander (2004) was composed by Vangelis and released on audio CD.
Alexander is a real-time strategy game created by GSC Game World (creators of and Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars) and published by Ubisoft, based on the 2004 film of the same name. Its gameplay is akin to that of Cossacks, with elements of the Age of Empires series and Age of Mythology visible.
a European herb (Smyrnium olusatrum) somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb.
Keywords:  surname, frequently, male, less, occurs
Alexander is a common male first name. It also occurs, less frequently, as a surname.