Pushkin

biographical name
Push·​kin | \ ˈpu̇sh-kən How to pronounce Pushkin (audio) \

Definition of Pushkin

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Aleksandr Sergeyevich 1799–1837 Russian poet

Pushkin

geographical name
Push·​kin | \ ˈpu̇sh-kən How to pronounce Pushkin (audio) \
variants: or formerly Tsarskoye Selo \ ˈ(t)sär-​skə-​yə-​sə-​ˈlȯ How to pronounce Tsarskoye Selo (audio) \ or Detskoe Selo \ ˈdyet-​skə-​yə How to pronounce Detskoe Selo (audio) \

Definition of Pushkin (Entry 2 of 2)

city in western Russia in Europe south of Saint Petersburg population 95,300

Other Words from Pushkin

Biographical name

Pushkinian \ pu̇sh-​ˈki-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Pushkinian (audio) \ adjective

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