Blok

[ blok; Russian blawk ]
/ blɒk; Russian blɔk /

noun

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.

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Example sentences from the Web for 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.

    The Evolution of States|J. M. Robertson

British Dictionary definitions for blok

Blok
/ (blɒk) /

noun

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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