[blok; Russian blawk]


A·le·xan·der A·le·xan·dro·vich [al-ig-zan-der al-ig-zan-druh-vich, -zahn-druh-, -zahn-der; Russian uh-lyi-ksahndr uh-lyi-ksahn-druh-vyich] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər ˌæl ɪgˈzæn drə vɪtʃ, -ˈzɑn drə-, -ˈzɑn dər; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑndr ʌ lyɪˈksɑn drə vyɪtʃ/, 1880–1921, Russian poet. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of blok

  • "A craft under Blok," shouted the look-out, that was still kept aloft as a necessary precaution.

    Jack Tier or The Florida Reef

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • As is noted by Blok, the status of the peasantry fluctuated, the thirteenth century being one of partial retrogression.

British Dictionary definitions for blok



Aleksandr Aleksandrovich (alɪkˈsandr alɪkˈsandrəvitʃ). 1880–1921, Russian poet whose poems, which include Verses about the Beautiful Lady (1901–2) and Rasput'ya (1902–4), contain a mixture of symbolism, romanticism, tragedy, and irony
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