[ ahk-mey-tuh-vuh; Russian uhkh-mah-tuh-vuh ]
/ ɑkˈmeɪ tə və; Russian ʌxˈmɑ tə və /
An·na [an-uh; Russian ah-nuh] /ˈæn ə; Russian ˈɑ nə/, Anna Andreyevna Gorenko,1889–1966, Russian poet.
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British Dictionary definitions for akhmatova
/ (Russian axˈmatəvə) /
Anna (ˈannə). pseudonym of Anna Gorenko. 1889–1966, Russian poet: noted for her concise and intensely personal lyrics
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