Origin and Etymology of bolshevik
Russian bol'shevik, from bol'shiĭ greater
First Known Use: 1917
BOLSHEVIK Defined for English Language Learners
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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