noun, plural at·a·mans.
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The decision maker turned out to be a gray-haired Cossack ataman, or commander, in a traditional sheepskin hat.
I should have had to knuckle down very submissively to some ataman, or bully, and this I was not willing to do.
They live there in dirty little cabins and underground caves, a close community with its ataman and common funds.
The son of the head man of our village (the ataman), took his place next to him with a harmonica.
I heard the village ataman, the head man of our village, say to him in a slow, persuasive voice.
Ataman Semianoff had for some time been kept by the Japanese in reserve for such an occasion.With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia|John Ward