[lair-muh n-tawf, -tof; Russian lyer-muh n-tuh f]


Mi·kha·il Yu·rie·vich [myi-khuh-yeel yoo-ryi-vyich] /myɪ xʌˈyil ˈyu ryɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1814–41, Russian poet and novelist.

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Mikhail Yurievich (mixaˈil ˈjurjɪvitʃ). 1814–41, Russian novelist and poet: noted esp for the novel A Hero of Our Time (1840)
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