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Nazimova

[nuh-zim-uh-vuh; Russian nuh-zyee-muh-vuh] /nəˈzɪm ə və; Russian nʌˈzyi mə və/
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1.
Alla
[ah-luh] /ˈɑ lə/ (Show IPA),
1879–1945, Russian actress in the U.S.
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  • Miss Hobson was not to be diverted from her theme by reminiscences of Nazimova.

    The Adventures of Sally P. G. Wodehouse
  • Hattie Williams, in her odd manner, imitated Nazimova—as Nazimova would play a butler.

    Charles Frohman: Manager and Man Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
  • I took her to see Nazimova to-night, and she sat star-eyed and hardly breathing.

    Jane Journeys On Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • For this reason, and for this reason only, do modern actors like Mme. Nazimova complain of plays in verse.

    The Theory of the Theatre Clayton Hamilton

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