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Alexandra

[al-ig-zan-druh, -zahn-] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn drə, -ˈzɑn-/
noun
1.
1844–1925, queen consort of Edward VII of England.
2.
Classical Mythology, Cassandra (def 1).
3.
a female given name: derived from Alexander.
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  • Alexandra watched him anxiously; the cold was bitter enough on the ground.

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  • Alexandra Feodorovna held her breath at hearing those words.

    The Minister of Evil William Le Queux
  • Frank was the only one, Alexandra told herself, for whom anything could be done.

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  • He has the police at his back; I have Alexandra Feodorovna—so we win always.

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  • We have obtained, either from you or from your husband, the marriage date of Alexandra.

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British Dictionary definitions for Alexandra

Alexandra

/ˌælɪɡˈzɑːndrə/
noun
1.
1844–1925, queen consort of Edward VII of Great Britain and Ireland
2.
1872–1918, the wife of Nicholas II of Russia; her misrule while Nicholas was supreme commander of the Russian forces during World War I precipitated the Russian Revolution
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