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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
1.
Nikolaievna Romanov
[Russian nyi-kuh-lah-yiv-nuh ruh-mah-nuh f] /Russian nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪv nə rʌˈmɑ nəf/ (Show IPA),
Grand Duchess, 1901–? daughter of Nicholas II: believed executed by the Bolsheviks in 1918 with other members of the Romanov family.
2.
a female given name.
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Anastasia

/ˌænəˈstɑːzɪə; -ˈsteɪ-/
noun
1.
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 n romanov anastasia
Anastasia
fem. proper name, from L.L. fem. of Anastasius, from Gk. Anastasios, from anastasis "resurrection," lit. "a rising up," from ana "up" + histanai "to make stand," from PIE base *sta- "stand" (see stet).
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