[bawr-uh-deen, bor-; Russian buh-ruh-dyeen]
A·le·ksan·dr Por·fi·re·vich [al-ig-zan-der pawr-feer-uh-vich, -zahn-; Russian uh-lyi-ksahndr puhr-fyee-ryi-vyich] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər pɔrˈfɪər ə vɪtʃ, -ˈzɑn-; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑndr pʌrˈfyi ryɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1833–87, Russian composer and chemist.
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Historical Examples of borodin
Rimsky-Korsakov was in the Imperial navy, and Borodin was a professor of chemistry.
Borodin took his work very seriously, as we might expect from a scientist.
Borodin's music is a reading of Russia's destiny in the book of her past.
Borodin the composer is after all only the composer of a few fragments.
Nor did he feel within himself Borodin's rich and vivid sense of the past.
British Dictionary definitions for borodin
Aleksandr Porfirevich (alɪkˈsandr pərfiˈrjevitʃ). 1834–87, Russian composer, whose works include the unfinished opera Prince Igor, symphonies, songs, and chamber music
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