[ 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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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Words nearby Anna Karenina
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Cultural definitions for Anna Karenina
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notes for Anna Karenina
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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