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Bolshevik

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Bolshevik

noun Bol·she·vik \ˈbōl-shə-ˌvik, ˈbl-, ˈbäl-, -ˌvēk\

: a member of the political party that started to rule Russia in 1917 or a member of a similar political party

plural Bolsheviks also Bol·she·vi·ki \ˌbōl-shə-ˈvi-kē, ˌbl-, ˌbäl-, -ˈvē-kē\

Full Definition of BOLSHEVIK

1
:  a member of the extremist wing of the Russian Social Democratic party that seized power in Russia by the Revolution of November 1917
2
:  communist 3
Bolshevik adjective

Origin of BOLSHEVIK

Russian bol'shevik, from bol'shiĭ greater
First Known Use: 1917

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