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Catherine II

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(Sophia Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst"Catherine the Great") 1729–96, empress of Russia 1762–96.
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Catherine II

noun
1.
known as Catherine the Great. 1729–96, empress of Russia (1762–96), during whose reign Russia extended her boundaries at the expense of Turkey, Sweden, and Poland: she was a patron of literature and the arts
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