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Pasternak, Boris Syllabification: Pas·ter·nak, Boris
Pronunciation: /ˈpastərˌnak/

Definition of Pasternak, Boris in English:

(1890–1960), Russian poet, novelist, and translator; full name Boris Leonidovich Pasternak. His best-known novel, Doctor Zhivago (1957), describes the experience of the Russian intelligentsia during the Russian Revolution; it was banned in the former Soviet Union. He was forced by Soviet authorities to turn down the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958.
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