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Po•tëm•kin



Pronunciation: (pō-tem'kin, pu-; Russ. pu-tyôm'kyin), [key]
n.
Prince Gri•go•ri A•le•ksan•dro•vich Pronunciation: (gri-gôr'ē al"ig-zan'dru-vich, -zän'-; Russ. gryi-gô'ryē u-lyi-ksän'dru-vyich), [key] 1739–91, Russian statesman and favorite of Catherine II.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

poteenPotemkin village

 

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