Komintern

[ kom-in-turn, kom-in-turn ]
/ ˈkɒm ɪnˌtɜrn, ˌkɒm ɪnˈtɜrn /

noun

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Comintern

or Kom·in·tern

[ kom-in-turn, kom-in-turn ]
/ ˈkɒm ɪnˌtɜrn, ˌkɒm ɪnˈtɜrn /

noun

Origin of Comintern

< Russian Komintérn, for Kommunistícheskiĭ Internatsionál Communist International
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Example sentences from the Web for komintern

  • One of those people back in the dining room is selling us out to the Fourth Komintern.

    The Mercenaries|Henry Beam Piper
  • If he went over to the Komintern, he wouldn't be able to get any of those.

    The Mercenaries|Henry Beam Piper
  • He is suspected of betraying confidential data to agents of the Fourth Komintern.

    The Mercenaries|Henry Beam Piper
  • I wanted to know just what it was the Komintern was supposed to have got from us, but he wouldn't tell me.

    The Mercenaries|Henry Beam Piper

British Dictionary definitions for komintern

Comintern

Komintern

/ (ˈkɒmɪnˌtɜːn) /

noun

short for Communist International : an international Communist organization founded by Lenin in Moscow in 1919 and dissolved in 1943; it degenerated under Stalin into an instrument of Soviet politicsAlso called: Third International
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