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[blok; Russian blawk] /blɒk; Russian blɔk/
Alexander Alexandrovich
[al-ig-zan-der al-ig-zan-druh-vich,, -zahn-druh-,, -zahn-der;; Russian uh-lyi-ksahndr uh-lyi-ksahn-druh-vyich] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər ˌæl ɪgˈzæn drə vɪtʃ,, -ˈzɑn drə-,, -ˈzɑn dər;; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑndr ʌ lyɪˈksɑn drə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1880–1921, Russian poet. Unabridged
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  • "A craft under Blok," shouted the look-out, that was still kept aloft as a necessary precaution.

    Jack Tier or The Florida Reef James Fenimore Cooper
  • As is noted by Blok, the status of the peasantry fluctuated, the thirteenth century being one of partial retrogression.

    The Evolution of States J. M. Robertson
British Dictionary definitions for Blok


Aleksandr Aleksandrovich (alɪkˈsandr alɪkˈsandrəvitʃ). 1880–1921, Russian poet whose poems, which include Verses about the Beautiful Lady (1901–2) and Rasput'ya (1902–4), contain a mixture of symbolism, romanticism, tragedy, and irony
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