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Gorky

[gawr-kee; for 2 also Russian gawr-kyee] /ˈgɔr ki; for 2 also Russian ˈgɔr kyi/
noun
1.
Arshile
[ahr-sheel] /ˈɑr ʃil/ (Show IPA),
(Vosdanig Adoian) 1904–48, American painter, born in Armenia.
2.
Maxim, Gorki, Maxim.
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British Dictionary definitions for Gorky

Gorki1

/Russian ˈɡɔrjkij/
noun
1.
the former name (until 1991) of Nizhni Novgorod

Gorki2

/Russian ˈɡɔrjkij/
noun
1.
Maxim (makˈsim), pen name of Aleksey Maximovich Peshkov. 1868–1936, Russian novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer, noted for his depiction of the outcasts of society. His works include the play The Lower Depths (1902), the novel Mother (1907), and an autobiographical trilogy (1913–23)

Gorky

/ˈɡɔːkɪ/
noun
1.
Arshile (ˈɑːʃɪl). 1904–48, US abstract expressionist painter, born in Armenia. Influenced by Picasso and Miró, his style is characterized by fluid lines and resonant colours
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