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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Alexander /ˌɑlɪkˈsɑndɚ/

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized
           in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a
           potherb [syn: Alexanders, black lovage, horse
           parsley, Smyrnium olusatrum]
      2: king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia;
         founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC) [syn: Alexander the

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    man-defender. (1.) A relative of Annas the high priest, present
    when Peter and John were examined before the Sanhedrim (Acts
      (2.) A man whose father, Simon the Cyrenian, bore the cross of
    Christ (Mark 15:21).
      (3.) A Jew of Ephesus who took a prominent part in the uproar
    raised there by the preaching of Paul (Acts 19:33). The Jews put
    him forward to plead their cause before the mob. It was probably
    intended that he should show that he and the other Jews had no
    sympathy with Paul any more than the Ephesians had. It is
    possible that this man was the same as the following.
      (4.) A coppersmith who, with Hymenaeus and others, promulgated
    certain heresies regarding the resurrection (1 Tim. 1:19; 2 Tim.
    4:14), and made shipwreck of faith and of a good conscience.
    Paul excommunicated him (1 Tim. 1:20; comp. 1 Cor. 5:5).

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Alexander, one who assists men