[svet-lah-nuh, sfet-; Russian svyi-tlah-nuh]
- a female given name.
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Examples from the Web for svetlana
Fifty-five-year-old Svetlana also was worried about the threat of violence but highlighted economic worries as deciding her vote.Putin’s People Stage Their Bogus Vote
May 11, 2014
Her red-haired friend Svetlana chimed in, “Between two evils we choose Russia.”Putin Has Predicted Civil War in Ukraine. So Do Many of Its People
April 16, 2014
His wife, Raisa (and later, First Lady Svetlana Medvedeva), favored the designer and his pieces.Valentin Yudashkin, Russia’s Couture King
March 17, 2014
Three years ago I met Svetlana Gorohovik, a young activist, at the prayer meeting outside the Red Church.Forget Kim Jong Un—China’s New Favorite Dictator Is Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko.
January 28, 2014
“Otherwise, he said, he would take the child away,” Svetlana reports.Threats Preceded High-Rise Suicide, New York Mom Says
December 24, 2013