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Godunov

[god-n-awf, goo d-; Russian guh-doo-nawf]
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noun
  1. Bo·ris Fe·do·ro·vich [bawr-is fi-dawr-uh-vich, bohr-, bor-; Russian buh-ryees fyaw-duh-ruh-vyich] /ˈbɔr ɪs fɪˈdɔr ə vɪtʃ, ˈboʊr-, ˈbɒr-; Russian bʌˈryis ˈfyɔ də rə vyɪtʃ/, 1552–1605, regent of Russia 1584–98 and czar 1598–1605.
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Historical Examples

  • Theodore left everything to the council,—duma, consisting of boyards whom Godunov held in the hollow of his hand.

    The Story of Moscow

    Wirt Gerrare

  • Godunov encouraged English merchants to trade with Russia by exempting them from tolls.


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Godunov

noun
  1. Boris Fyodorovich (baˈris ˈfjɔdərəvitʃ). ?1551–1605, Russian regent (1584–98) and tsar (1598–1605)
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