variant of Doukhobor

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  • dukhobor — Usage: usually capitalized variant of doukhobor * * * Dukhobor var. Doukhobor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dukhobor — /dooh keuh bawr /, n., pl. Dukhobors, Dukhobortsy /dooh keuh bawrt see/. Doukhobor. * * * ▪ Russian religious sect       (Russian: “Spirit Wrestler”), member of a Russian peasant religious sect, prominent in the 18th century, that rejected all… …   Universalium

  • Dukhobor — Du•kho•bor [[t]ˈdu kəˌbɔr[/t]] n. rel Doukhobor …   From formal English to slang

  • Doukhobor — also Dukhobor noun Etymology: Russian dukhobor, dukhoborets, from dukh spirit + borets wrestler Date: 1876 a member of a Christian sect of 18th century Russian origin emphasizing the duty of obeying the inner light and rejecting church or civil… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Doukhobor — /dooh koh bawr /, n. a member of an independent religious sect originating in Russia in the 18th century, believing in the supreme authority of the inner voice and in the transmigration of souls, rejecting the divinity of Christ and the… …   Universalium

  • Doukhobor — Dou•kho•bor or Dukhobor [[t]ˈdu koʊˌbɔr[/t]] n. rel a member of a religious sect originating in Russia in the 18th century, believing in the supreme authority of the inner voice, rejecting the establishment of churches, and opposing civil… …   From formal English to slang

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