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Decembrist

[dih-sem-brist] /dɪˈsɛm brɪst/
noun, Russian History
1.
a participant in the conspiracy and insurrection against Nicholas I on his accession in December, 1825.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; translation of Russian dekabríst. See December, -ist
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Decembrist

/dɪˈsɛmbrɪst/
noun
1.
(Russian history) a participant in the unsuccessful revolt against Tsar Nicolas I in Dec 1825
Word Origin
C19: translation of Russian dekabrist
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