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Czar Alexander III

Definition:

the son of Alexander II who was czar of Russia (born: 1845 – died: 1894)

Class:

person noun (people)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Alexander III of Russia | Alexander III
(Born: 10 March 1845, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire – Died: 20 October 1894(1894-10-20) (aged 49), Livadiya, Taurida Governorate, Russian Empire)

or Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov was Emperor of Russia, King of Poland and Grand Prince of Finland from 13 March 1881 until his death on 20 October 1894. He was highly conservative and reversed some of the liberal measures of his father, Alexander II... (43 of 3566 words, 9 images)

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Random House Dictionary:

Alexander III | Pope Alexander III [sense-specific] | Pope Alexander [sense-specific] | Alexander III, pope [sense-specific] | Aleksandr Aleksandrovich [sense-specific] | Czar Alexander [sense-specific] | Czar Alexander III of Russia [sense-specific] | Czar Alexander of Russia [sense-specific] | Alexander III, czar of Russia [sense-specific] | ...

died 1181, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1159-1181. | 1845-1894, czar of Russia 1881-1894. (11 of 20 words, 2 definitions)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/alexander-3

Britannica Encyclopedia:

Alexander III [emperor of Russia] | in full Aleksandr Aleksandrovich [Russian]
(Born: March 10 [February 26, old style], 1845, St. Petersburg, Russia – Died: November 1 [October 20, O.S.], 1894, Livadiya, Crimea)

emperor of Russia from 1881 to 1894, opponent of representative government, and supporter of Russian nationalism. He adopted programs, based on the ... (22 of 1030 words, 2 images)

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Alexander III [king of Scotland]
(Born: September 4, 1241 – Died: March 18/19, 1286, near Kinghorn, Fife, Scotland)

king of Scotland from 1249 to 1286, the last major ruler of the dynasty of kings descended from Malcolm III Canmore, who consolidated royal power in ... (26 of 222 words, 1 image)

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Alexander III [pope] | Rolando Bandinelli [originally]
(Born: about 1105, Siena, Tuscany – Died: August 30, 1181, Rome)

pope from 1159 to 1181, a vigorous exponent of papal authority, which he defended against challenges by the Holy Roman emperor Frederick Barbarossa ... (23 of 965 words)

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New World Dictionary:

Alexander the Great | Alexander III
(Born: 356 BC – Died: 323 BC)

king of Macedonia (336-323): military conqueror who helped spread Greek culture from Asia Minor & Egypt to India (18 of 25 words, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/alexander-the-great

Collins Dictionary:

Alexander III | Orlando Bandinelli [originally, synonym, sense-specific]

1241-86, king of Scotland (1249-86), son of Alexander II | died 1181, pope (1159-81), who excommunicated Barbarossa | 1845-94, tsar of Russia ... (20 of 348 words, 3 definitions, 3 usage examples)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/alexander-iii

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Alexander III
(Born: 1845 – Died: 1894)

czar of Russia (1881-1894), son and successor of Alexander II. Factors that contributed to Alexander's reactionary policies included his father's ... (20 of 254 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/people​/A​0803221​.html

Alexander III | Pope Alexander III | Pope Alexander | Alexander III, pope
(Died: 1181)

pope (1159-1181), a Sienese named Rolandus [Bandinelli?], successor of Adrian IV. He was a canonist who had studied law under Gratian and had taught ... (24 of 239 words)

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Alexander III | King Alexander III of Scotland | King Alexander of Scotland | Alexander III, king of Scotland | King Alexander III | King Alexander
(Born: 1241 – Died: 1286)

king of Scotland (1249-1286), son and successor of Alexander II. He married a daughter of Henry III of England and quarreled with Henry, and later ... (25 of 139 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/people​/A​0803226​.html

Alexander the Great | Alexander III | King Alexander III of Macedon | King Alexander of Macedon | Alexander III, king of Macedon
(Born: 356 BC – Died: 323 BC)

king of Macedon, conqueror of much of Asia. (8 of 19 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/people​/A​0803249​.html

American Heritage Dictionary:

Alexander III | Alexander the Great [sense-specific]

King of Macedonia (336-323) and conquerer of Asia Minor, Syria, Egypt, Babylonia, and Persia. His reign marked the beginning of the Hellenistic Age. | ... (23 of 50 words, 2 definitions)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/alexander-iii

Merriam-Webster:

czar | tsar | tzar | emperor [synonym, sense-specific] | baron [synonym, sense-specific] | captain [synonym, sense-specific] | magnate [synonym, sense-specific] | king [synonym, sense-specific] | lion [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

"emperor" ; specifically, the ruler of Russia until the 1917 revolution | one having great power or authority (17 of 174 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/czar

Wiktionary:

tsar | tsars [plural] | czars [plural] | tzars [plural] | czar [sense-specific] | tzar [sense-specific] | csar [sense-specific]

[historical] An emperor of Russia (before 1917) and of some South Slavic kingdoms. | [figurative] A person with great power; an autocrat. | [informal, politics, United States] An appointed official tasked to regulate or oversee a specific area. (36 of 117 words, 3 definitions, pronunciations)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/tsar

Macmillan British Dictionary:

czar | czars [plural]

[countable] a government official who is responsible for dealing with a specific problem, especially one that causes a lot of public worry | another ... (23 of 58 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/czar

Cambridge Dictionary:

tsar [entry 1] | tzar | czar [United States] | tzarist [adjective, noun, derived] | czarist [adjective, noun, United States, derived] | tsarist [adjective, noun, derived]

(until 1917) the male Russian ruler (6 of 37 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/tsar 1

Oxford Dictionary:

czar

Syllabification: (czar) | see "tsar". (4 of 29 words, 2 definitions)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/czar

Encarta Dictionary:

tsar | tsars [plural] | czar: czars [plural] | tzar: tzars [plural] | czars [plural] | tzars [plural] | czar | tzar

an emperor of Russia, before 1917 | a tyrant or autocrat | somebody given authority, especially for dealing with a particular issue or problem ... (22 of 81 words, 3 definitions, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861722300​/definition​.html  [offline]

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