Comintern

noun
Com·​in·​tern | \ ˈkä-mən-ˌtərn How to pronounce Comintern (audio) \

Definition of Comintern

: the Communist International established in 1919 and dissolved in 1943

First Known Use of Comintern

1921, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Comintern

Russian Komintern, from Kommunisticheskiĭ Internatsional Communist International

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“Comintern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Comintern. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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