Of or pertaining to Alexandria in Egypt whilst the Alexandrian collection
- of or associated with Alexander the Great or his kingdom
- a resident or native of Alexandria (especially Alexandria in Egypt)
- Of or with respect to Alexandria in Egypt; because, the Alexandrian collection.
- put on some sort of heroic verse. See Alexandrine, n.
(a.) Of or with respect to Alexandria in Egypt; as, the library.
In some measure we find this practice adopted by more than one of the Fathers, but it was the Alexandrian school, with its pronounced taste for symbolism, that made the most of it.