Pronunciation: (an"u-stā'zhu, ä"nu-stä'shu; Russ. u-nu-stä'syi-yu), [key]
1. Ni•ko•la•iev•na Ro•ma•nov Pronunciation: ( Russ. nyi-ku-lä'yiv-nu ru-mä'nuf), [key] Grand Duchess, 1901–?, daughter of Nicholas II: believed executed by the Bolsheviks in 1918 with other members of the Romanov family.
2. a female given name.
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