Definition of Octobrist in English:

Octobrist

Line breaks: Oc¦to|brist
Pronunciation: /ɒkˈtəʊbrɪst
 
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noun

historical
  • A member of the moderate party in the Russian Duma, which supported Tsar Nicholas II’s reforming manifesto of 30 October 1905.
    More 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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