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Gorki

[gawr-kee; Russian gawr-kyee] /ˈgɔr ki; Russian ˈgɔr kyi/
noun
1.
Also, Gorky. Maxim
[mak-sim;; Russian muh-ksyeem] /ˈmæk sɪm;; Russian mʌˈksyim/ (Show IPA),
(Aleksey Maksimovich Pyeshkov) 1868–1936, Russian novelist, short-story writer, and dramatist.
2.
former name (1932–91) of Nizhni Novgorod.
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British Dictionary definitions for aleksey maksimovich pyeshkov

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)
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