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Pushkin

[poo sh-kin; Russian poo-shkyin] /ˈpʊʃ kɪn; Russian ˈpu ʃkyɪn/
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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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Pushkin1

/ˈpʊʃkɪn/
noun
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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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