Nabokov

[ nuh-baw-kuh f, nab-uh-kawf, -kof; Russian nuh-baw-kuh f ]
/ nəˈbɔ kəf, ˈnæb əˌkɔf, -ˌkɒf; Russian nʌˈbɔ kəf /
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noun

Vla·di·mir Vla·di·mi·ro·vich [vlad-uh-meer vlad-uh-meer-uh-vich; Russian vluh-dyee-myir vluh-dyee-myi-ruh-vyich] /ˈvlæd əˌmɪər ˌvlæd əˈmɪər ə vɪtʃ; Russian vlʌˈdyi myɪr vlʌˈdyi myɪ rə vyɪtʃ/, 1899–1977, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and poet, born in Russia.
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Nabokov

/ (nəˈbɒkɒf, ˈnæbəˌkɒf) /

noun

Vladimir Vladimirovich (vlaˈdimir vlaˈdimirəvitʃ). 1899–1977, US novelist, born in Russia. His works include Lolita (1955), Pnin (1957), Pale Fire (1962), and Ada (1969)
Derived FormsNabokovian (ˌnæbəˈkəʊvɪən), adjective
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