Blavatsky

[bluh-vat-skee]
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noun

MadameElena Petrovna Blavatskaya, nee Hahn, 1831–91, Russian theosophist.

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Contemporary Examples of blavatsky

  • This did not, however, stop her from snagging, at the age of 17, an older geezer named Blavatsky.

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    Dead Cool: Madame Blavatsky

    Simon Doonan

    January 6, 2010

Historical Examples of blavatsky

  • Madame Blavatsky had seen much of the world, and was up to most things.

    Flowers of Freethought

    George W. Foote

  • She actually gave the Blavatsky credit for what she obviously did not possess.

    Flowers of Freethought

    George W. Foote

  • Blavatsky, or mystics claiming secrets of a supernatural nature.

    Palestine

    Claude Reignier Conder

  • Blavatsky began by exploding the theory that men are born equal.

    Ghosts I Have Seen

    Violet Tweedale

  • She also sent bigger books by Sinnet, Blavatsky, and Steiner.

    The Way of Ambition

    Robert Hichens


British Dictionary definitions for blavatsky

Blavatsky

noun

Elena Petrovna (jɪˈljɛnə pɪˈtrɔvnə), called Madame Blavatsky . 1831–91, Russian theosophist; author of Isis Unveiled (1877)
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