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pavlova British & World English

A dessert consisting of a meringue base or shell filled with whipped cream and fruit

Pavlova, Anna British & World English

(1881–1931), Russian dancer, resident in Britain from 1912; full name Anna Pavlovna Pavlova. Her highly acclaimed solo dance The Dying Swan was created for her by Michel Fokine in 1905. On settling in Britain she formed her own company

Pavlova in pavlova British & World English

A dessert consisting of a meringue base or shell filled with whipped cream and fruit

Anna Pavlovna Pavlova in Pavlova, Anna British & World English

(1881–1931), Russian dancer, resident in Britain from 1912; full name Anna Pavlovna Pavlova. Her highly acclaimed solo dance The Dying Swan was created for her by Michel Fokine in 1905. On settling in Britain she formed her own company

Pavlova New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

, Anna (Pavlovna) (1881–1931), Russian dancer