[ an-uh kuh-ren-uh-nuh; Russian ah-nuh kuh-rye-nyi-nuh ]
/ ˈæn ə kəˈrɛn ə nə; Russian ˈɑ nə kʌˈryɛ nyɪ nə /
a novel (1875–76) by Leo Tolstoy.
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Culture definitions for anna karenina
[ (an-uh kuh-ren-uh-nuh) ]
Anna Karenina begins with the famous sentence “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”
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