Definition of Alexander Nevsky in US English:

Alexander Nevsky

(also Nevski)

proper noun

  • (c.1220–63), prince of Novgorod 1236-63; born Aleksandr Yaroslavich ; canonized as St. Alexander Nevsky. He defeated the Swedes on the banks of the Neva River in 1240. Feast day, August 30 or November 23.

Pronunciation

Alexander Nevsky

/ˈnefskē/