Gorki

[ gawr-kee; Russian gawr-kyee ]
/ ˈgɔr ki; Russian ˈgɔr kyi /

noun

Also Gorky. Max·im [mak-sim; Russian muh-ksyeem] /ˈmæk sɪm; Russian mʌˈksyim/ Aleksey Maksimovich Pyeshkov, 1868–1936, Russian novelist, short-story writer, and dramatist.
former name (1932–91) of Nizhni Novgorod.

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Gorky

/ (Russian ˈɡɔrjkij) /

noun

the former name (until 1991) of Nizhni Novgorod

British Dictionary definitions for Gorki (2 of 2)

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Gorky

/ (Russian ˈɡɔrjkij) /

noun

Maxim (makˈsim), pen name of Aleksey Maximovich Peshkov. 1868–1936, Russian novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer, noted for his depiction of the outcasts of society. His works include the play The Lower Depths (1902), the novel Mother (1907), and an autobiographical trilogy (1913–23)
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