[an-uh-stey-zhuh, ah-nuh-stah-shuh; Russian uh-nuh-stah-syi-yuh]
- Ni·ko·la·iev·na Ro·ma·nov [Russian nyi-kuh-lah-yiv-nuh ruh-mah-nuh f] /Russian nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪv nə rʌˈmɑ nəf/, Grand Duchess,1901–?, daughter of Nicholas II: believed executed by the Bolsheviks in 1918 with other members of the Romanov family.
- a female given name.
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Examples from the Web for anastasia
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But Anastasia showed me that brows are frames for the face, and make such a world of difference in how a woman looks.
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The same singers, with the addition of Anastasia Robinson, appeared in the season of 1721-22.Handel
Edward J. Dent
We began talking about the late Duke of Matalone, and Anastasia left us.
Leonilda gave the marquis a full account of my talk with Anastasia.
At supper it was Anastasia's turn, and she seemed to enjoy the situation.
But Anastasia saw nothing; she only knew that he had asked her to marry him, and that she was in his arms.The Nebuly Coat
John Meade Falkner
- Grand Duchess. 1901–?18, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, believed to have been executed by the Bolsheviks in 1918, although several women subsequently claimed to be her
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Word Origin and History for anastasia
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