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Zhukov

[zhoo-kuh f] /ˈʒu kəf/
noun
1.
Georgi Konstantinovich
[gyi-awr-gyee kuh n-stuhn-tyee-nuh-vyich] /gyɪˈɔr gyi kən stʌnˈtyi nə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1896–1974, Russian marshal.
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  • She's found out that Zhukov's tobacco costs two rubles, while Faler's is only one ruble ninety kopeks a pound.

    A Family of Noblemen Mikhal Saltykov
  • The little bald old man, General Zhukov's cook, the one whose cap had been burnt, walked in.

  • There in the broad street they met the little old man who was General Zhukov's cook.

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Zhukov

/Russian ˈʒukəf/
noun
1.
Georgi Konstantinovich (ɡɪˈɔrɡij kənstanˈtinəvitʃ). 1896–1974, Soviet marshal. In World War II, he led the offensives that broke the sieges of Stalingrad and Leningrad (1942–43) and later captured Warsaw and Berlin; minister of defence (1955–57)
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