Examples from the Web for lenin
Stalin, now one of the top men in the party, was sent there by Lenin to ensure that grain was getting shipped to Moscow.
He then waited a beat and deadpanned: “Yes I am an admirer of Lenin.”The Bolshevik Who Thinks ‘The Nation’ Is Too Left Wing|Eli Lake|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
En route to California, he reportedly tossed his works of Lenin overboard, to avoid trouble from the U.S. authorities.
Last April, Kishinets invited every Donetsk lover of a healthy lifestyle, as he put it, to do Tai Bo exercises in Lenin Square.
During the Maidan campaign, many monuments paying tribute to Lenin were destroyed.Inside ‘Maidan’: Sergei Loznitsa on His Ukrainian Uprising Doc and Putin’s ‘Fascist’ Regime|Richard Porton|May 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lenin, on the other hand, derides the mere counting of heads.The myth of the Jewish menace in world affairs|Lucien Wolf
Even Lenin impressed her and Berkman as callous and unsympathetic.Emma Goldman|Charles A. Madison
Lenin had been instructed to seek to undermine by all means the confidence of the Russian people in the Provisional Government.The Russian Turmoil|Anton Ivanovich Denikin
It is the menace of fanatic armies, drunken with phrases and sweeping forward under Lenin like a Muscovite scourge.The Behavior of Crowds|Everett Dean Martin
It was not until well into 1918 that I myself began to worry about Lenin.
British Dictionary definitions for lenin
Word Origin and History for lenin
pseudonym or alias chosen c.1902 (for publishing clandestine political works in exile) by Russian revolutionary Vladimir Il'ich Ulyanov (1870-1924). Related: Leninist (1917); Leninism (1918).
Culture definitions for lenin
A Russian revolutionary leader of the early twentieth century, highly honored in the former Soviet Union as the founder of the modern Soviet state. Lenin, a founder of the Bolshevik party, contributed much to the success of the Russian Revolution of 1917. Lenin held that a dedicated group of intellectuals had to spearhead the revolution. He became chief of government of the Soviet Union after the revolution and served until his death in 1924. Joseph Stalin succeeded him. Lenin's real name was Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov.