[gah-gahr-in, guh-; Russian guh-gah-ryin]
- Yu·ri A·le·kse·ye·vich [yoo r-ee al-ik-sey-uh-vich; Russian yoo-ryi uh-lyi-ksye-yi-vyich] /ˈyʊər i ˌæl ɪkˈseɪ ə vɪtʃ; Russian ˈyu ryɪ ʌ lyɪˈksyɛ yɪ vyɪtʃ/, 1934–68, Russian astronaut: first human being to make an orbital space flight (1961).
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- Yuri (ˈjurɪ). 1934–68, Soviet cosmonaut: made the first manned space flight (1961)