alexandrian alexandrian

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a resident or native of Alexandria (especially Alexandria in Egypt)
  2. (adj) of or relating to Alexander the Great or his empire

News

  • Two Egyptian police officers sentenced for 2010 death of activist

    Following his death at the hands of two Alexandrian police officers, Egyptian blogger Khaled Said became a symbol for protesters across the country. At a 2012 protest, an activist holds a sign emblazoned with Said’s image, along with the word “Retribution.” The two officers were sentenced to ten years in jail for Said’s death on Monday. Photo by Egyptian activist Gigi Ibrahim. It could be called ...
    on March 4, 2014     Source: The Online NewsHour

Quotes

  1. "The rose-ringed parakeet, which is a talking species, is much in demand. Then come other parakeet varieties like Alexandrian and red-breasted species. The black-headed munia and finches are also widely traded," Kumar added.
    on Feb 18, 2009 By: Ashok Kumar Source: Hindu

  2. "Instead of tending toward a vast Alexandrian library, the world has become a computer, an electronic brain, exactly as an infantile piece of science fiction," McLuhan wrote in 1962.
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Marshall McLuhan Source: Globe and Mail

Word of the Day
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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /