[ bluh-vat-skee ]

  1. Madame Elena Petrovna Blavatskaya, nee Hahn, 1831–91, Russian theosophist.

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How to use Blavatsky in a sentence

  • It may seem strange that a lady of Madame Blavatsky's undoubted powers of imagination should run in the old rut.

    Bible Studies | Joseph M. Wheeler
  • "She's the simon-pure Blavatsky, all right," he concluded, as he pieced these things into what he had just seen.

    The False Gods | George Horace Lorimer
  • I noticed a purse on the dressing-table, lying next to Madame Blavatsky's big book on Theosophy.

    The Big Bow Mystery | I. Zangwill

British Dictionary definitions for Blavatsky


/ (bləˈvætskɪ) /

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

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