Pronunciation: (ku-san'dru), [key]
1. Also called Alexandra. Class. Myth.a daughter of Priam and Hecuba, a prophet cursed by Apollo so that her prophecies, though true, were fated never to be believed.
2. a person who prophesies doom or disaster.
3. a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “helper of men.”
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