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Baryshnikov

[ buh-rish-ni-kawf, -kof; Russian buh-rish-nyi-kuhf ]
/ bəˈrɪʃ nɪˌkɔf, -ˌkɒf; Russian bʌˈrɪʃ nyɪ kəf /
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noun
Mi·kha·il [mi-keyl; Russian myi-khuh-yeel], /mɪˈkeɪl; Russian myɪ xʌˈyil/, born 1948, Latvian-American ballet dancer and choreographer, born in Soviet Latvia: U.S. citizen since 1986, and dual U.S.-Latvian citizen since 2017.
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Baryshnikov
/ (bəˈrɪʃnɪkɒf) /

noun
Mikhail . born 1948, Soviet-born ballet dancer, who defected (1974) to the West while on tour with the Kirov Ballet: director (1980–90) of the American Ballet Theatre
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