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Nabokov

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biographical name Na·bo·kov \nə-ˈbȯ-kəf\

Definition of Nabokov

  1. Vladimir Vladimirovich 1899–1977 Am. (Russ.-born) nov. & poet

Nabokovian play \ˌna-bə-ˈkō-vē-ən\ adjective



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