Zhukov

[ zhoo-kuhf ]
/ ˈʒu kəf /

noun

Ge·or·gi Kon·stan·ti·no·vich [gyi-awr-gyee kuhn-stuhn-tyee-nuh-vyich], /gyɪˈɔr gyi kən stʌnˈtyi nə vyɪtʃ/, 1896–1974, Russian marshal.

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Example sentences from the Web for Zhukov

  • The little bald old man, General Zhukov's cook, the one whose cap had been burnt, walked in.

  • She's found out that Zhukov's tobacco costs two rubles, while Faler's is only one ruble ninety kopeks a pound.

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  • There in the broad street they met the little old man who was General Zhukov's cook.

British Dictionary definitions for Zhukov

Zhukov
/ (Russian ˈʒukəf) /

noun

Georgi Konstantinovich (ɡɪˈɔrɡij kənstanˈtinəvitʃ). 1896–1974, Soviet marshal. In World War II, he led the offensives that broke the sieges of Stalingrad and Leningrad (1942–43) and later captured Warsaw and Berlin; minister of defence (1955–57)
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