[ god-n-awf, goo d-; Russian guh-doo-nawf ]
/ ˈgɒd nˌɔf, ˈgʊd-; Russian gə duˈnɔf /
Bo·ris Fe·do·ro·vich [bawr-is fi-dawr-uh-vich, bohr-, bor-; Russian buh-ryees fyaw-duh-ruh-vyich] /ˈbɔr ɪs fɪˈdɔr ə vɪtʃ, ˈboʊr-, ˈbɒr-; Russian bʌˈryis ˈfyɔ də rə vyɪtʃ/,1552–1605, regent of Russia 1584–98 and czar 1598–1605.
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Example sentences from the Web for godunov
Theodore left everything to the council,—duma, consisting of boyards whom Godunov held in the hollow of his hand.The Story of Moscow|Wirt Gerrare
Godunov encouraged English merchants to trade with Russia by exempting them from tolls.
British Dictionary definitions for godunov
/ (ˈɡɒdəˌnɒf, ˈɡʊd-, Russian ɡəduˈnɔf) /
Boris Fyodorovich (baˈris ˈfjɔdərəvitʃ). ?1551–1605, Russian regent (1584–98) and tsar (1598–1605)
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