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Russian name possibly from Greek rhaion, meaning 'more relaxed'.
Means 'rose' in Yiddish.
Pronounced: RYE-zah or RAY-zuh
Feminine form of the Arabic name Rais, meaning 'leader'.
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Raisa Gorbachev, first lady to former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev
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