Eisenstein

[ ahy-zuh n-stahyn; for 1 also German ahy-zuh n-shtahyn; for 2 also Russian ey-zyin-shtyeyn ]
/ ˈaɪ zənˌstaɪn; for 1 also German ˈaɪ zənˌʃtaɪn; for 2 also Russian eɪ zyɪnˈʃtyeɪn /

noun

Fer·di·nand Gott·hold Max [fer-di-nahnt gawt-hawlt mahks] /ˈfɛr dɪˌnɑnt ˈgɔt hɔlt mɑks/, 1823–52, German mathematician.
Ser·gei Mi·khai·lo·vich [syir-gyey myi-khahy-luh-vyich] /syɪrˈgyeɪ myɪˈxaɪ lə vyɪtʃ/, 1898–1948, Russian theatrical and motion-picture director.

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Eisenstein
/ (ˈaɪzənˌstaɪn, Russian ejzɪnˈʃtjejn) /

noun

Sergei Mikhailovich (sɪrˈɡjej miˈxajləvitʃ). 1898–1948, Soviet film director. His films include Battleship Potemkin (1925), Alexander Nevsky (1938), and Ivan the Terrible (1944)
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