[pav-luh-vuh, pahv-loh-vuh, pav-; Russian pah-vluh-vuh]
Anna [ah-nuh] , 1885–1931, Russian ballet dancer. Unabridged
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pavlova (pævˈləʊvə)
a meringue cake topped with whipped cream and fruit
[C20: named after Anna Pavlova]

Pavlova (pævˈləʊvə, Russian ˈpavləvə)
Anna (ˈannə). 1885--1931, Russian ballerina

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Example sentences for pavlova
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.
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