Bolshevik

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

Definition of Bolshevik

plural Bolsheviks also Bolsheviki play \ˌbōl-shə-ˈvi-kē, ˌbȯl-, ˌbäl-, -ˈvē-kē\
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

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Origin and Etymology of bolshevik

Russian bol'shevik, from bol'shiĭ greater


BOLSHEVIK Defined for English Language Learners

Bolshevik

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Definition of Bolshevik for English Language Learners

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



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