[ koor-uh-pat-kin; Russian koo-ruh-paht-kyin ]

  1. A·le·ksei Ni·ko·la·e·vich [uh-lyi-ksyeynyi-kuh-lah-yi-vyich], /ʌ lyɪˈksyeɪ nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1848–1925, Russian general.

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How to use Kuropatkin in a sentence

  • He believed that the best foundation for Russia's supremacy lay in industrial development; Kuropatkin trusted in the sword.

  • Kuropatkin deserved credit for the manner in which he extricated the remains of the czar's army.

    The Story of Russia | R. Van Bergen, M.A.
  • General Kuropatkin was superseded by his former subordinate Linivitch who, however, accomplished nothing to warrant his promotion.

    The Story of Russia | R. Van Bergen, M.A.
  • How General Kuropatkin managed to amass a fortune of over six million rubles during the war with Japan was remembered.

    Bolshevism | John Spargo
  • Russians under General Kuropatkin conquered by Japanese, 1904.