or Kom·in·tern

[ kom-in-turn, kom-in-turn ]

Origin of Comintern

<Russian Komintérn, for Kommunistícheskiĭ Internatsionál Communist International

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How to use Comintern in a sentence

  • But selling to the New Yorker is the latest orders from the Comintern.

    Class of '29 | Orrie Lashin and Milo Hastings
  • The American Ambassador's daughter here told him that you are an agent of the Comintern.

    The Five Arrows | Allan Chase

British Dictionary definitions for Comintern



/ (ˈkɒmɪnˌtɜːn) /

  1. short for Communist International : an international Communist organization founded by Lenin in Moscow in 1919 and dissolved in 1943; it degenerated under Stalin into an instrument of Soviet politics: Also called: Third International

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