Definition of Octobrist in English:

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Octobrist

Pronunciation: /ɒkˈtəʊbrɪst/

noun

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