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Blavatsky

[bluh-vat-skee]
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noun
  1. MadameElena Petrovna Blavatskaya, nee Hahn, 1831–91, Russian theosophist.
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  • Madame Blavatsky had seen much of the world, and was up to most things.

    Flowers of Freethought

    George W. Foote

  • She actually gave the Blavatsky credit for what she obviously did not possess.

    Flowers of Freethought

    George W. Foote

  • Blavatsky, or mystics claiming secrets of a supernatural nature.

    Palestine

    Claude Reignier Conder

  • Blavatsky began by exploding the theory that men are born equal.

    Ghosts I Have Seen

    Violet Tweedale

  • She also sent bigger books by Sinnet, Blavatsky, and Steiner.

    The Way of Ambition

    Robert Hichens


British Dictionary definitions for blavatsky

Blavatsky

noun
  1. Elena Petrovna (jɪˈljɛnə pɪˈtrɔvnə), called Madame Blavatsky . 1831–91, Russian theosophist; author of Isis Unveiled (1877)
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