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Comintern

or Kom·in·tern

[kom-in-turn, kom-in-turn]
noun
  1. Third International.
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Origin of Comintern

< Russian Komintérn, for Kommunistícheskiĭ Internatsionál Communist International
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Examples from the Web for comintern

Historical Examples of comintern

  • 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

Comintern

Komintern

noun
  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 politicsAlso called: Third International
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Word Origin and History for comintern

Comintern

n.

"Third International," 1919, from contraction of Communist International.

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