Russian Revolution

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Russian Revolution the revolution against the czarist government which led to the abdication of Nicholas II and the creation of a provisional government in March 1917
    • n Russian Revolution the coup d'etat by the Bolsheviks under Lenin in November 1917 that led to a period of civil war which ended in victory for the Bolsheviks in 1922
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Usage

In literature:

I asked a Russian if there could be a revolution.
"Trapped in 'Black Russia'" by Ruth Pierce
In 1904 she came to the United States to do what she could to spread the work of the revolution by gaining money from Russians in America.
"A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines" by Clayton Edwards
The Russian Revolution of March, 1917, was in many respects similar to the French Revolution of 1789.
"Bolshevism: A Curse & Danger to the Workers" by Henry William Lee
The Polish and Hungarian Revolutions (perhaps the Russian) and the assistance which may be (nobly?
"The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume III (of 3), 1854-1861" by Queen of Great Britain Victoria
They talked of the Russian Revolution.
"The Harbor" by Ernest Poole
Russian brothers, who have just achieved your great revolution, we have not merely to congratulate you; we have in addition to thank you.
"The Forerunners" by Romain Rolland
During the eighteenth century, Russian women were taking part in all the court revolutions.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
Now, outcasts from the capitalist stronghold, they longed to join their Russian comrades in the defense of the revolution.
"Emma Goldman" by Charles A. Madison
This Communist Left, commanded but not controlled by Liebknecht, was working for a second revolution in alliance with Russian agents.
"The New Germany" by George Young
Turgenev was fully and entirely in sympathy with the Russian Revolution.
"Comrade Kropotkin" by Victor Robinson
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In news:

RUSSIAN REVOLUTION The flamboyant Marussia B2, a Russian luxury sports car that is to be built northwest of Helsinki.
Is this what the next Russian Revolution looks like.
But as the Russian Revolution toppled the Czar, it also upended the famous line of Imperial Faberge eggs.
Rosa Cohen, Yitzhak Rabin's mother, was a daughter of the Russian Revolution, a non-Zionist socialist.
Spies and Commissars - the Early Years of the Russian Revolution , by Robert Service.
The Anti- Russian Revolution .
Readers sound off about teachers and Social Security, health care reform and the 1917 Russian Revolution .
In his letter regarding the 1917 Russian Revolution , R.W.
'Postcards from the Trenches' and 'Postcards from the Russian Revolution ;' 'This Land Is Their Land: Reports from A Divided Nation'.
It's a Russian revolution High rankings reflect new talent surge.
An Exchange on the Russian Revolution.
The Tajik people came under Russian rule in the 1860s and 1870s, but Russia's hold on Central Asia weakened following the Revolution of 1917.
It's a story of colorful European nobility, a soldier from the 1917 Russian Revolution's White Army and finally a top-ranked French wine producer coming to the rescue.
David Lean's 1965 adaptation of Pasternak's romance of the Russian Revolution is intelligent and handsomely mounted, though it doesn't use its length to build to a particularly complex emotional effect.
On November 12, 1967, in observance of the 50th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, the Overseas Press Club invites three distinguished speakers to reflect on the momentous event.
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In science:

Another Russian Revolution! But this time, no fighting nor bloodshed.
Classical Chaos and its Quantum Manifestations
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