Decembrist

Decembrist

[dih-sem-brist]
noun Russian History.
a participant in the conspiracy and insurrection against Nicholas I on his accession in December, 1825.

Origin:
1880–85; translation of Russian dekabríst. See December, -ist

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Decembrist (dɪˈsɛmbrɪst)
 
n
Russian history a participant in the unsuccessful revolt against Tsar Nicolas I in Dec 1825
 
[C19: translation of Russian dekabrist]

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