Share this entry

Share this page

Beria, Lavrenti

Syllabification: Be·ri·a, Lavrenti
Pronunciation: /ˈbyeryə
 
/

Definition of Beria, Lavrenti in English:

( 1899–1953), Soviet politician and head of the secret police 1938–53; full name Lavrenti Pavlovich Beria. After Joseph Stalin’s death, he was arrested and executed.

Definition of Beria, Lavrenti in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈemyələs
adjective
seeking to emulate or imitate someone or something