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Nabokov, Vladimir

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Pronunciation: /ˈnabəkɒf
 
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Definition of Nabokov, Vladimir in English:

( 1899–1977), Russian-born American novelist and poet; full name Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov. He is best known for Lolita (1955), his novel about a middle-aged man’s obsession with a twelve-year-old girl.

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