Gagarin

[ gah-gahr-in, guh-; Russian guh-gah-ryin ]

noun
  1. Yu·ri A·le·kse·ye·vich [yoor-ee al-ik-sey-uh-vich; Russian yoo-ryi uh-lyi-ksye-yi-vyich], /ˈyʊər i ˌæl ɪkˈseɪ ə vɪtʃ; Russian ˈyu ryɪ ʌ lyɪˈksyɛ yɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1934–68, Russian astronaut: first human being to make an orbital space flight (1961).

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How to use Gagarin in a sentence

  • Governor Gagarin, who wanted to make himself ruling sovereign of Siberia, arranged a formidable conspiracy.

    Sweden | Victor Nilsson

British Dictionary definitions for Gagarin

Gagarin

/ (Russian ɡaˈɡarin) /


noun
  1. Yuri (ˈjurɪ). 1934–68, Soviet cosmonaut: made the first manned space flight (1961)

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