[ dih-sem-brist ]
/ dɪˈsɛm brɪst /
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noun Russian History.
a participant in the conspiracy and insurrection against Nicholas I on his accession in December, 1825.
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Words nearby Decembrist
deceleration, decelerometer, deceleron, decem, December, Decembrist, decemvir, decemvirate, decenary, decencies, decency
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How to use Decembrist in a sentence
Ukrainians organized and took a leading part in the Decembrist uprising of 1825.
British Dictionary definitions for Decembrist
/ (dɪˈsɛmbrɪst) /
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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