[buh-rish-ni-kawf, -kof; Russian buh-rish-nyi-kuh f]
- Mi·kha·il [mi-keyl; Russian myi-khuh-yeel] /mɪˈkeɪl; Russian myɪ xʌˈyil/, born 1948, Russian ballet dancer, born in Latvia, in the U.S. since 1974.
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- 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