Anastasia

[ an-uh-stey-zhuh, ah-nuh-stah-shuh; Russian uh-nuh-stah-syi-yuh ]
/ ˌæn əˈsteɪ ʒə, ˌɑ nəˈstɑ ʃə; Russian ʌ nʌˈstɑ syɪ yə /

noun

Ni·ko·la·iev·na Ro·ma·nov [Russian nyi-kuh-lah-yiv-nuh ruh-mah-nuhf], /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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Anastasia
/ (ˌænəˈstɑːzɪə, -ˈsteɪ-) /

noun

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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