Octobrist

noun
Oc·​to·​brist | \-brə̇st\
plural -s

Definition of Octobrist 

1 : a member of a moderately liberal political party in czarist Russia whose principles of constitutional government and measures of reform were expressed in an imperial manifesto of October, 1905

2 [ translation of Russian oktyabrenok; from the Russian Communist revolution that began on October 25, 1917, Old Style (November 7, New Style) ] : a member of a Russian Communist youth organization with members between the ages of 8 and 10 — compare pioneer

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History and Etymology for Octobrist

octobr- (from october) + -ist; translation of Russian oktyabrist

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