A·le·xan·der Ser·ge·e·vich [al-ig-zan-der sur-gey-uh-vich, -zahn-; Russian uh-lyi-ksahn-drsyir-gye-yi-vyich], /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər sɜrˈgeɪ ə vɪtʃ, -ˈzɑn-; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑn dr syɪrˈgyɛ yɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1799–1837, Russian poet, short-story writer, and dramatist.
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How to use Pushkin in a sentence
When I see Oliona back at her flat she brings out a tome of Pushkin.
Readers familiar with Chekhov, Gogol, Pushkin or Turgenev have already tasted some 19th-century Russian gothic literature.
By midnight, the streets around Pushkin Square were eerily empty, save for a sea of grey-uniformed Interior Ministry troops.As Putin Wins Re-Election by Landslide, Both Sides Reluctantly Rally | Owen Matthews, Anna Nemtsova | March 5, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
But I took the overnight train from Kiev and stumbled down Pushkin Street toward the city center.
Among the most famous of his dramatic fragments and vignettes is a series of “Anecdotes about Pushkin.”
According to him Keats and Pushkin are benefactors not because of their beautiful verses, but because of other reasons.Comrade Kropotkin | Victor Robinson
This is the very reason why the Byronian influence, at the time of Pushkin and Lermontov, lasted such a short time.Contemporary Russian Novelists | Serge Persky
I looked up, and the familiar lines of Pushkin about the golden moon of Spain flashed into my mind.From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan | Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
Pushkin, who was as jealous as Othello, challenged Danths to a duel.The Strand Magazine, Vol. 1 - No. 1, | Various
"My dear, here is Count Pushkin trying to speak to you," said her aunt.John Marvel, Assistant | Thomas Nelson Page
British Dictionary definitions for Pushkin (1 of 2)
a town in NW Russia: site of the imperial summer residence and Catherine the Great's palace. Pop: 84 628 (2002): Former name: (1708–1937) Tsarskoye Selo
British Dictionary definitions for Pushkin (2 of 2)
Aleksander Sergeyevich (alɪkˈsandr sɪrˈɡjejɪvitʃ). 1799–1837, Russian poet, novelist, and dramatist. His works include the romantic verse tale The Prisoner of the Caucasus (1822), the verse novel Eugene Onegin (1833), the tragedy Boris Godunov (1825), and the novel The Captain's Daughter (1836)
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