Pronounced Pron. SAHN-zə (Literature)
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Contributor Contrib.medieval_maiden on 3/13/2008
Sanskrit word meaning, "praise" or "charm." Used by American author George R.R. Martin for his epic fantasy book series 'A Song of Ice and Fire'. Lady Sansa Stark is the second child and elder daughter of Eddard and Catelyn Stark. She serves as a POV character for twenty-four chapters throughout 'A Game of Thrones', 'A Clash of Kings', 'A Storm of Swords', and 'A Feast for Crows'. Initially betrothed to Crown Prince Joffrey Baratheon, she is eventually married to his uncle Tyrion Lannister. English actress Sophie Turner portrays her in the HBO television adaptation 'Game of Thrones'.