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Pushkin

[poo sh-kin; Russian poo-shkyin] /ˈpʊʃ kɪn; Russian ˈpu ʃkyɪn/
noun
1.
Alexander Sergeevich
[al-ig-zan-der sur-gey-uh-vich,, -zahn-;; Russian uh-lyi-ksahn-dr syir-gye-yi-vyich] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər sɜrˈgeɪ ə vɪtʃ,, -ˈzɑn-;; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑn dr syɪrˈgyɛ yɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1799–1837, Russian poet, short-story writer, and dramatist.
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  • Pushkin was able to convince himself that the heart intrusted to him was a treasure far above the merits of any sublunary being.

    The Green Book Mr Jkai
  • I will read it through, this volume of Pushkin, and tonight come to you.

    Poor Folk Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Knowing this, Zeneida had planned the intrigue which would effectually keep Pushkin out of the charmed circle on the eventful day.

    The Green Book Mr Jkai
  • Pushkin's friends now looked upon him as a traitor to the cause of liberty.

    Marie Alexander Pushkin
  • Zsabakoff grew desperate at the way Pushkin took his suggestions.

    The Green Book Mr Jkai
British Dictionary definitions for Pushkin

Pushkin1

/ˈpʊʃkɪn/
noun
1.
a town in NW Russia: site of the imperial summer residence and Catherine the Great's palace. Pop: 84 628 (2002) Former name (1708–1937) Tsarskoye Selo

Pushkin2

/ˈpʊʃkɪn/
noun
1.
Aleksander Sergeyevich (alɪkˈsandr sɪrˈɡjejɪvitʃ). 1799–1837, Russian poet, novelist, and dramatist. His works include the romantic verse tale The Prisoner of the Caucasus (1822), the verse novel Eugene Onegin (1833), the tragedy Boris Godunov (1825), and the novel The Captain's Daughter (1836)
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