Definition of Turgenev, Ivan in English:

Turgenev, Ivan

Syllabification: Tur·ge·nev, Ivan
Pronunciation: /to͝orˈgānyəf
 
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( 1818–83), Russian novelist, playwright, and short-story writer; full name Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev. His novels, such as Fathers and Sons (1862), examine individual lives to illuminate the social, political, and philosophical issues of the day.

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