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Spassky

[spas-kee; Russian spah-skee]
noun
  1. Bo·ris (Va·si·lye·vich) [bawr-is vuh-seel-yuh-vich, bohr-, bor-; Russian buh-ryees vuh-syee-lyi-vyich] /ˈbɔr ɪs vəˈsil yə vɪtʃ, ˈboʊr-, ˈbɒr-; Russian bʌˈryis vʌˈsyi lyɪ vyɪtʃ/, born 1937, Russian chess player.
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  • From Spassky I went to Uspensky by motor-car, and spent three days there with the foreman of the mine and his family.

    Russian Life To-day

    Right Rev. Herbert Bury

  • I had another most interesting experience before leaving Spassky and the Akmolinsk Steppes.

    Russian Life To-day

    Right Rev. Herbert Bury


British Dictionary definitions for spassky

Spassky

noun
  1. Boris (baˈris). born 1937, Russian chess player; world champion (1969–72)
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