[ah-luh] /ˈɑ lə/ (Show IPA), 1879–1945, Russian actress in the U.S.
Historical Examples

Miss Hobson was not to be diverted from her theme by reminiscences of Nazimova.
The Adventures of Sally P. G. Wodehouse

Hattie Williams, in her odd manner, imitated Nazimova—as Nazimova would play a butler.
Charles Frohman: Manager and Man Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman

I took her to see Nazimova to-night, and she sat star-eyed and hardly breathing.
Jane Journeys On Ruth Comfort Mitchell

For this reason, and for this reason only, do modern actors like Mme. Nazimova complain of plays in verse.
The Theory of the Theatre Clayton Hamilton


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