Anastasia


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Anastasia

(ˌænəˈstɑːzɪə; -ˈsteɪ-)
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(Biography) Grand Duchess. 1901–?18, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, believed to have been executed by the Bolsheviks in 1918, although several women subsequently claimed to be her
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"Well, I'm Anastasia in the 'Treasure of Franchard.' I'm content to be alive and purr.
Anastasia is the youngest daughter of the last Russian tsar.
Anastasia's exploits in adulthood, in particular, grow sloppy and heavy-handed.
"Our founders were nostalgia riders," explained Panzer President Christina Anastasia. "They liked the old bikes that were built from 1948 to 1965."
Scholarly Digital Editions, a Leicester, U.K.-based company specializing in complex high-end XML-based publication and development, has announced the first commercial release of Anastasia, a new XML publication system for CD-ROM and the Internet.
Based partly on the 1997 animated film about a young, amnesiac Russian woman who may be the last czar's only surviving heir, "Anastasia" comes courtesy of Stephen Flaherty (music), Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) and Terrence McNally (book) -- the blue-chip trio responsible for "Ragtime." Despite that pedigree, plus a couple of musical gems including the wistful yet anthemic Oscar-nominated "Journey to the Past" and the lovely duet "In a Crowd of Thousands," "Anastasia" remains a solidly middle-tier tuner now playing the James M.
Meg Ryan is the voice of Anastasia, Angela Lansbury is Anastasia's grandmother and Christopher Lloyd (Doc in the `Back to the Future' movies) is the evil sorcerer Rasputin.
("Anastasia," of course, was set several years later.) Bartok -- the motor-mouth bat voiced by Hank Azaria -- is a traveling entertainer whose show-stopping specialty is the apparent killing of a ferocious bear.
Anastasia Pollack crafts for a living, for a "second-rate general women's magazine sold at supermarket check-out lines." Petite but pear-shaped, she has a comfortable middle-class life with her "still-a-hunk" husband Karl, two sons, a cat, and a very educated bird that quotes Shakespeare.
It was not because Sania Mirza failed to give India the coveted gold medal but because of the determination she exuded throughout her match against top seed Anastasia Rodionova of Australia.
"Mob Files: Mobsters, Molls, and Murder" tells the story of the decline of the American mafias through the files of a respected and veteran reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer, George Anastasia. Diving into the stories of the mobsters themselves, Anastasia presents a fiction-like but true accounting of the mob.