Alexandrian

Alexandrian

[al-ig-zan-dree-uhn, -zahn-]
adjective
1.
of Alexandria, especially Alexandria, Egypt.
2.
of or pertaining to the schools of philosophy, literature, and science in ancient Alexandria.
noun
4.
a native or inhabitant of Alexandria, especially Alexandria, Egypt.

Origin:
1575–85; Alexandri(a) + -an

non-Alexandrian, adjective
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Alexandrian (ˌælɪɡˈzændrɪən, -ˈzɑːn-)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Alexander the Great
2.  of or relating to Alexandria in Egypt
3.  relating to the Hellenistic philosophical, literary, and scientific ideas that flourished in Alexandria in the last three centuries bc
4.  (of writers, literary works, etc) erudite and imitative rather than original or creative
 
n
5.  a native or inhabitant of Alexandria

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