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Gogol

[goh-guh l; -gawl; Russian gaw-guh l] /ˈgoʊ gəl; -gɔl; Russian ˈgɔ gəl/
noun
1.
Nikolai Vasilievich
[nik-uh-lahy vuh-seel-yuh-vich;; Russian nyi-kuh-lahy vuh-syee-lyi-vyich] /ˈnɪk əˌlaɪ vəˈsil yə vɪtʃ;; Russian nyɪ kʌˈlaɪ vʌˈsyi lyɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1809–52, Russian novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
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Gogol

/ˈɡəʊɡɒl; Russian ˈɡɔɡəlj/
noun
1.
Nikolai Vasilievich (nikaˈlaj vaˈsiljɪvitʃ). 1809–52, Russian novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer. His best-known works are The Government Inspector (1836), a comedy satirizing bureaucracy, and the novel Dead Souls (1842)
Derived Forms
Gogolian, adjective
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