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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 /
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noun

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

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British Dictionary definitions for Alexander Nevski

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)
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