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Pavlova

[pav-luh-vuh, pahv-loh-vuh, pav-; Russian pah-vluh-vuh] /ˈpæv lə və, pɑvˈloʊ və, pæv-; Russian ˈpɑ vlə və/
noun
1.
Anna
[ah-nuh] /ˈɑ nə/ (Show IPA),
1885–1931, Russian ballet dancer.
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  • Undeterred, Pavlova trained relentlessly to improve her technique.
  • In the first years of the ballets russes Pavlova worked briefly for serge diaghilev.
  • Other points of her legacy the Pavlova dessert was named after her.
British Dictionary definitions for Pavlova

pavlova

/pævˈləʊvə/
noun
1.
a meringue cake topped with whipped cream and fruit
Word Origin
C20: named after Anna Pavlova

Pavlova

/pævˈləʊvə; Russian ˈpavləvə/
noun
1.
Anna (ˈannə). 1885–1931, Russian ballerina
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