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[nev-skee, nef-; Russian nyef-skyee] /ˈnɛv ski, ˈnɛf-; Russian ˈnyɛf skyi/
Alexander, Alexander Nevski. Unabridged
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  • "Yes, from Lobenski's, the jeweller's in the Nevski," she replied.

    The Place of Dragons William Le Queux
  • He had often seen her at the Opera and driving in the Nevski Prospekt.

    The Intriguers William Le Queux
  • In the morning I would walk the Nevski Prospect, and meet nice-looking people, and be happy all day.

    Poor Folk Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • "If only we could get to Nevski Prospect," gasped the Duchess.

    The Green Book Mr Jkai
  • The Nevski was swinging softly at her anchor, her nose pointing to the land.

    Golden Stories Various
  • We left the house together, and because it was a fine night, walked down the Nevski.

    The Dark Forest Hugh Walpole
  • In honour of which battle he ever after bore the added name of Nevski (of the Neva).

  • As if in answer, another flag fluttered up the Nevski's halliards.

    Golden Stories Various
  • The Nevski now presented her broadside to the Saigon, and all of her six guns were trained upon the English steamer's decks.

    Golden Stories Various
  • Yet apparently everything went on as usual: the theatres were as well filled; the Nevski as crowded and gay.

    Condemned as a Nihilist George Alfred Henty
British Dictionary definitions for Nevski


/ˈnɛfskɪ; Russian ˈnjɛfskij/
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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