[al-uh-san-druh, -sahn-; Italian ah-les-sahn-drah]
- a female given name, Italian form of Alexandra.
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Examples from the Web for alessandra
For days, New York Times columnist Alessandra Stanley has been mired in controversy.A Sexism Problem at The New York Times
September 23, 2014
After Alessandro Bernaroli became Alessandra, the state dissolved her marriage.
When Alessandro Bernaroli met his wife-to-be, Alessandra, he knew he loved her despite his confusion over his gender.
By allowing the Alessandra Bernarolis to stay married, it essentially has given the green light to civil unions.
In 2009, they traveled to Thailand, where Bernaroli had sex reassignment surgery and became Alessandra, too.
He was buried in the monastery by the side of his sister Alessandra, a nun of the order.New Italian sketches
John Addington Symonds
You have put so much at stake on Alessandra that I am a-tremble with fear of consequences.
He was at once tender and humorous as he referred again to Alessandra.
But I must confess to you it has made it very difficult for me to go on with Alessandra.
Westervelt and Hugh are crazy to meet the author of Alessandra.