/ ˈɔːlɒf /


  1. OrlovGrigori Grigorievich, Count17341783MRussianMILITARY: soldierPOLITICS: statesman Count Grigori Grigorievich . 1734–83, Russian soldier and a lover of Catherine II. He led (with his brother, Count Aleksey Grigorievich Orlov , 1737–1808) the coup that brought Catherine to power

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By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn Do dark, chilly days make your mood cloud over this time each year?

By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn If your fridge is a graveyard of expired foods, listen up.

Orlov tempted the Greeks of the Morea to take up arms, and then left them in the lurch.

I have spoken of Orlov's face and hair only because there was something in his appearance worth mentioning.

She was a well-fed and pampered hussy who adored Orlov because he was a gentleman and despised me because I was a footman.

Pekarsky laughed sedately, but from his serious expression one could see that Orlov's new love affair was distasteful to him.

And Orlov was still out of humour; he was obviously restraining himself not to vent his ill-temper aloud.