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Kuropatkin

[koo r-uh-pat-kin; Russian koo-ruh-paht-kyin] /ˌkʊər əˈpæt kɪn; Russian ku rʌˈpɑt kyɪn/
noun
1.
Aleksei Nikolaevich
[uh-lyi-ksyey nyi-kuh-lah-yi-vyich] /ʌ lyɪˈksyeɪ nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1848–1925, Russian general.
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  • The interpreter (Kuropatkin spoke neither English nor German) stood at our left.

    My Life Josiah Flynt
  • No doubt Kuropatkin believed that that butchery had cowed the natives for all time.

    My Life Josiah Flynt
  • At the same time General Kuropatkin was appointed commander of the Russian land forces.

  • If Kuropatkin could see just one of these awful onslaughts, he would run up the white flag and hie himself to safety.

    Lady of the Decoration Frances Little
  • Kuropatkin retired to Harbin, and then returned to serve under the new commander-in-chief.

    Japan Various
  • Skobeleff sent his righthand man, Kuropatkin, to occupy Askabad, and reconnoitre towards Merv.

  • He believed that the best foundation for Russia's supremacy lay in industrial development; Kuropatkin trusted in the sword.

  • As a modern representative of might and force Kuropatkin seemed to be an improved edition of Genghis and Tamerlane.

    My Life Josiah Flynt
  • Were Kuropatkin able to fulfill his rash threat of invading Japan, the nation would probably rise as one man.

  • Frequent conferences took place between Kuropatkin and this officer, who always used to come in a special train to Liao-yang.

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