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Rasputin, Grigori

Syllabification: Ra·spu·tin, Grigori
Pronunciation: /rasˈpyo͞otn
 
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Definition of Rasputin, Grigori in English:

( 1871–1916), Russian monk; full name Grigori Efimovich Rasputin. He exerted great influence over Tsar Nicholas II and his family during World War I; this influence, combined with his reputation for debauchery, steadily discredited the imperial family, and he was assassinated by a group loyal to the tsar.

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