a.s. pushkin

Pushkin

[poosh-kin; Russian poo-shkyin]
noun
Alexander Sergeevich [al-ig-zan-der sur-gey-uh-vich, -zahn-; Russian uh-lyi-ksahn-dr syir-gye-yi-vyich] , 1799–1837, Russian poet, short-story writer, and dramatist.
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Pushkin1 (ˈpʊʃkɪn)
 
n
Former name: Tsarskoye Selo a town in NW Russia: site of the imperial summer residence and Catherine the Great's palace. Pop: 84 628 (2002)

Pushkin2 (ˈpʊʃkɪn)
 
n
Aleksander Sergeyevich (alɪkˈsandr sɪrˈɡjejɪvitʃ). 1799--1837, Russian poet, novelist, and dramatist. His works include the romantic verse tale The Prisoner of the Caucasus (1822), the verse novel Eugene Onegin (1833), the tragedy Boris Godunov (1825), and the novel The Captain's Daughter (1836)

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