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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • 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.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In angling, an artificial fly with silver body and peacock harl.

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  • proper noun A female given name.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Aleksandrā). Feminine form of Alexander.

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