Alexander Nevski

[ al-ig-zan-der nev-skee, nef-, -zahn-; Russian uh-lyi-ksahn-dr nyef-skyee ]
/ ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər ˈnɛv ski, ˈnɛf-, -ˈzɑn-; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑn dr ˈnyɛf skyi /

noun

Aleksandr Nevski, 1220?–63, Russian prince, national hero, and saint.

Definition for alexander nevski (2 of 2)

Nevski

[ nev-skee, nef-; Russian nyef-skyee ]
/ ˈnɛv ski, ˈnɛf-; Russian ˈnyɛf skyi /

noun

Alexander. Alexander Nevski.
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British Dictionary definitions for alexander nevski (1 of 2)

Alexander Nevski

/ (ˈnɛvskɪ, ˈnɛf-, Russian ˈnjɛfskij) /

noun

Saint. ?1220–63, Russian prince and military leader, who defeated the Swedes at the River Neva (1240) and the Teutonic knights at Lake Peipus (1242)

British Dictionary definitions for alexander nevski (2 of 2)

Nevski

/ (ˈnɛfskɪ, Russian ˈnjɛfskij) /

noun

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