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 Cath’arine.Catharine of Russia. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Catharine (Knights of St),
 
1714. A Russian military order founded by Peter the Great after his naval victory of Aland, and so named in compliment to his wife Catharine.   1
 


 Cath’arine.Catharine of Russia. 

 
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