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Godunov

[ god-n-awf, good-; Russian guh-doo-nawf ]
/ ˈgɒd nˌɔf, ˈgʊd-; Russian gə duˈnɔf /
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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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Godunov
/ (ˈɡɒdəˌnɒf, ˈɡʊd-, Russian ɡəduˈnɔf) /

noun

Boris Fyodorovich (baˈris ˈfjɔdərəvitʃ). ?1551–1605, Russian regent (1584–98) and tsar (1598–1605)
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