Lenin

biographical name
Le·​nin | \ ˈle-nən How to pronounce Lenin (audio) \

Definition of Lenin

1870–1924 originally Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov \ ül-​ˈyä-​nəf How to pronounce Lenin (audio) , -​ˌnȯf , -​ˌnȯv \ Russian Communist leader

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“Lenin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lenin. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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