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Kovalevsky

[kov-uh-lef-skee, -lev-] /ˌkɒv əˈlɛf ski, -ˈlɛv-/
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1.
Sonia
[sohn-yuh] /ˈsoʊn yə/ (Show IPA),
(Sofia Vasilievna Kovalevskaya) 1850–91, Russian mathematician.
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Kovalevsky
  (kŏv'ə-lěv'skē)   
Russian mathematician who made important contributions to calculus. Her mathematical determination of the shape of Saturn's rings became a model for other scientists.
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