alexander

Best matches, sorted by the Matches.

1-20 of 20 possibilities

Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
United States politician who served as vice president under Jefferson; he mortally wounded his political rival Alexander Hamilton in a duel and fled south (1756-1836) Aaron Burr , Burr
Alaskan island in the Alexander Archipelago near Juneau Admiralty Island
son of Alexander II who was czar of Russia (1845-1894) Alexander III , Czar Alexander III
phonetician and father of Alexander Graham Bell (1819-1905) Alexander Melville Bell , Bell , Melville Bell
chief port of Egypt; located on the western edge of the Nile delta on the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Alexander the Great; the capital of ancient Egypt Alexandria , El Iskandriyah
major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; founded by Alexander Hamilton; favored a strong centralized government American Federalist Party , Federalist Party , Federal Party
general of Alexander the Great and king of Macedonia; lost one eye; killed in a battle at Ipsus (382-301 BC) Antigonus , Antigonus Cyclops , Monophthalmos
one of the greatest of the ancient Athenian philosophers; pupil of Plato; teacher of Alexander the Great (384-322 BC) Aristotle
decisive battle during the Napoleonic campaigns (1805); the French under Napoleon defeated the Russian armies of Czar Alexander I and the Austrian armies of Emperor Francis II Austerlitz , battle of Austerlitz
battle in which Alexander won his first major victory against the Persians (334 BC) Battle of Granicus River , Granicus
battle between the successors of Alexander the Great (301 BC); Lysimachus and Seleucus defeated Antigonus and Demetrius battle of Ipsus , Ipsus
battle (333 BC) in which Alexander the Great defeated the Persians under Darius III battle of Issus , Issus
British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979) Chain , Ernst Boris Chain , Sir Ernst Boris Chain
king of Persia who was defeated by Alexander the Great; his murder effectively ended the Persian Empire (died in 330 BC) Darius III
British pathologist who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1898-1968) Florey , Howard Florey , Sir Howard Walter Florey
intricate knot tied by Gordius, the king of Phrygia, and cut by the sword of Alexander the Great after he heard that whoever undid it would become ruler of Asia Gordian knot
gulf of the Pacific Ocean between the Alaska Peninsula and the Alexander Archipelago Gulf of Alaska
Macedonian general under Alexander the Great; with Seleucus he defeated Antigonus and Demetrius at the battle of Ipsus (circa 355-281 BC) Lysimachus
ancient kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great in the southeastern Balkans that is now divided among modern Macedonia and Greece and Bulgaria Macedon , Macedonia , Makedonija
empire in southern Asia created by Cyrus the Great in the 6th century BC and destroyed by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC Persia , Persian Empire
Search another word or see alexander on Thesaurus | Reference
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature