Semënov

[ sim-yaw-nuhf; Russian syi-myaw-nuhf ]
/ sɪmˈyɔ nəf; Russian syɪˈmyɔ nəf /

noun

Ni·co·lai N. [nik-uh-lahy; Russian nyi-kuh-lahy], /ˈnɪk əˌlaɪ; Russian nyɪ kʌˈlaɪ/, 1896–1986, Russian chemist: Nobel prize 1956.

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Example sentences from the Web for Semënov

  • This was Dolokhov, an officer of the Semenov regiment, a notorious gambler and duelist, who was living with Anatole.

    War and Peace|Leo Tolstoy
  • The Emperor greeted the officers and the Semenov guard, and again pressing the old man's hand went with him into the castle.

    War and Peace|Leo Tolstoy