* * *adverbas known or named at another time or place-
Mr. Smith, alias Mr. Lafayette
* * *also known as: According to police records he is Joe Smith a.k.a. "Baby Face Smith" and Joseph Smathers. Also, AKA, aka[1945-50]
* * *a.k.a. or AKA (no periods),also known as.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.