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Semënov

[sim-yaw-nuh f; Russian syi-myaw-nuh f]
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  1. Ni·co·lai N. [nik-uh-lahy; Russian nyi-kuh-lahy] /ˈnɪk əˌlaɪ; Russian nyɪ kʌˈlaɪ/, 1896–1986, Russian chemist: Nobel prize 1956.
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Historical Examples

  • This was Dolokhov, an officer of the Semenov regiment, a notorious gambler and duelist, who was living with Anatole.

    War and Peace

    Leo Tolstoy

  • The Emperor greeted the officers and the Semenov guard, and again pressing the old man's hand went with him into the castle.

    War and Peace

    Leo Tolstoy