Octobrist

Octobrist (n.) 1., from Rus. oktyabrist, "member of the league formed October 1905 in response to imperial policies"; 2., from Rus. Oktyabryonok, "member of a Russian communist children's organization founded 1925 and named in honor of the October Revolution."

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  • Octobrist — /ok toh brist/, n. 1. a member of a Russian political party that advocated constitutional monarchism: so called because it was organized after the Czar s manifesto in October, 1905. 2. (formerly) a member of a communist organization in the Soviet …   Universalium

  • octobrist — oc·to·brist …   English syllables

  • Octobrist — /ɒkˈtoʊbrəst/ (say ok tohbruhst) noun a member of a Russian political party, so called because it based its policy on Tsar Nicholas II s manifesto of October 1905. {translation of Russian oktyabrist} …   Australian English dictionary

  • octobrist — n. hist. a member of the moderate party in the Russian Duma, supporting the Imperial Constitutional Manifesto of 30 Oct. 1905. Etymology: OCTOBER, after Russ. oktyabriacutest …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Union of October 17 — For a child organization, see Little Octobrist. The Octobrist Party (Russian Октябристы) was a non revolutionary centrist Russian political party formally called Union of October 17 (Союз 17 Октября). The party s programme of moderate… …   Wikipedia

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