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Octobrist

Syllabification: Oc·to·brist
Pronunciation: /äkˈtōbrist
 
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Definition of Octobrist in English:

noun

historical
A member of the moderate party in the Russian Duma that supported Tsar Nicholas II’s reforming manifesto of October 30, 1905.
Example sentences
  • The leader of the Octobrists in the Duma, Guchkov, in protest resigned from his office of Duma president.
  • The Octobrists were a group that wanted to accept the October Manifesto and saw it as a way forward.

Origin

suggested by Russian oktyabrist.

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