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[soo-vawr-awf, -of; Russian soo-vaw-ruh f]
  1. A·le·ksan·dr Va·si·le·vich [uh-lyi-ksahn-dr vuh-syee-lyi-vyich] /ʌ lyɪˈksɑn dr vʌˈsyi lyɪ vyɪtʃ/, Count Suvorov Rumnikski, Prince Itliski, 1729–1800, Russian field marshal.
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Historical Examples

  • Suvorov couldn't manage them so what chance has Michael Kutuzov?

    War and Peace

    Leo Tolstoy

  • Suvorov admitted to a friend that he was moved to tears when the scene was over.

  • In those days, in 1801, Suvorov was our great national hero.

  • Suvorov, immediately on arrival, late in the afternoon, made preparations for attacking the Ottoman army.

  • Six days after his arrival before the fortress, Suvorov ordered his troops to assault it.

British Dictionary definitions for suvorov


  1. Aleksandr Vasilyevich (alɪkˈsandr vaˈsiljɪvitʃ). 1729–1800, Russian field marshal, who fought successfully against the Turks (1787–91), the Poles (1794), and the French in Italy (1798–99)
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