Decembrist

[dih-sem-brist]

Origin of Decembrist

1880–85; translation of Russian dekabríst. See December, -ist
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Decembrist

noun
  1. Russian history a participant in the unsuccessful revolt against Tsar Nicolas I in Dec 1825

Word Origin for Decembrist

C19: translation of Russian dekabrist
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