from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Alexandra 1872-1918. Last czarina of Russia (1894-1917). The wife of Nicholas II, she interfered in politics under Rasputin's influence. After the Bolshevik revolution, she and her family were imprisoned and executed.
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- proper n. A female given name.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In angling, an artificial fly with silver body and peacock harl.
From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Aleksandrā). Feminine form of Alexander. (Wiktionary)