Alexandra



1844–1925, queen consort of Edward VII of England.
Classical Mythology, (def 1).
a female given name: derived from Alexander.
Contemporary Examples

“David’s death is a real shock,” Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman said.
Hillary Clinton’s Hair Gets Twitter Accounts; Taylor Swift Fans Reportedly Send Threats Over Graphic Tee The Fashion Beast Team July 16, 2013

As Alexandra Richie notes, it is one from which Poland “will never truly recover”.
While the World Watched: The 1944 Warsaw Uprising Ilana Bet-El December 28, 2013

Click Image to View Our Gallery of Alexandra Penney’s “After Madoff”
The Bag Lady Photos Alexandra Penney February 12, 2010

Bagehot was writing about the marriage of the future King Edward VII to Princess Alexandra of Denmark.
Why Kate Middleton Matters Andrew Roberts November 22, 2010

Nicole, though, does seem a little too young to me to play the Princess Kosmonopolis a.k.a. Alexandra Del Lago.
Pablo Schreiber on His New Off-Broadway Play Kevin Sessums January 31, 2011

Historical Examples

Alexandra watched him anxiously; the cold was bitter enough on the ground.
O Pioneers! Willa Cather

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.
O Pioneers! Willa Cather

He has the police at his back; I have Alexandra Feodorovna—so we win always.
The Minister of Evil William Le Queux

We have obtained, either from you or from your husband, the marriage date of Alexandra.
Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

noun
1844–1925, queen consort of Edward VII of Great Britain and Ireland
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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