Kom·​so·​mol ˈkäm-sə-ˌmȯl How to pronounce Komsomol (audio)
: a Russian Communist youth organization

Examples of Komsomol in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The communist state consistently eradicated independent social organization, and the hippies were no exception: the police and operatives of the Komsomol, a communist youth organization, persecuted them. Juliane Fürst, Foreign Affairs, 24 Aug. 2021

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Word History


Russian, from Kommunisticheskiĭ Soyuz Molodezhi Communist Union of Youth

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Komsomol was in 1925

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“Komsomol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Komsomol. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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