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Goncharov

[ gon-chuh-rawf, -rof; Russian guhn-chyi-rawf ]
/ ˈgɒn tʃəˌrɔf, -ˌrɒf; Russian gən tʃyɪˈrɔf /
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noun
I·van A·le·xan·dro·vich [ih-vahn-al-ig-zan-druh-vich, -zahn-, ahy-vuhn; Russian ee-vahnuh-lyi-ksahn-druh-vyich], /ɪˈvɑn ˌæl ɪgˈzæn drə vɪtʃ, -ˈzɑn-, ˈaɪ vən; Russian iˈvɑn ʌ lyɪˈksɑn drə vyɪtʃ/, 1812–91, Russian novelist.
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How to use Goncharov in a sentence

  • [Rushdie] cut to a passage that imagined the most indolent couple imaginable, Linda Evangelista and Goncharov's Ilya Oblomov.

    Celebrating World Literature|Emily Stokes|April 30, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • Instead, he cut to a passage that imagined the most indolent couple imaginable, Linda Evangelista and Goncharov's Ilya Oblomov.

    Celebrating World Literature|Emily Stokes|April 30, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • Goncharov is important from the English point of view through one book alone.

    Why we should read|S. P. B. Mais

British Dictionary definitions for Goncharov

Goncharov
/ (ˌɡʌntʃəˈrɔf) /

noun
Ivan Aleksandrovich (ɪˈvan alɛksanˈdrɔvɪtʃ). 1812–91, Russian novelist: his best-known work is Oblomov (1859)
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