Goncharov

[gon-chuh-rawf, -rof; Russian guh n-chyi-rawf]
noun
  1. I·van A·le·xan·dro·vich [ih-vahn al-ig-zan-druh-vich, -zahn-, ahy-vuh n; Russian ee-vahn uh-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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Contemporary Examples of goncharov

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

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    April 30, 2010

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

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Historical Examples of goncharov

  • Goncharov is important from the English point of view through one book alone.

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British Dictionary definitions for goncharov

Goncharov

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