biographical name Count Lev Nikolayevich 1828-1910 Russian novelist, philosopher, & mystic • Tolstoyan also Tolstoian adjective

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  • Tolstoy — or Tolstoi [tōl′stoi΄, täl′stoi; ] Russ [ tō̂l stoi′] Count Leo Nikolayevich [nē΄kō̂ lä′ye vich΄] 1828 1910; Russ. novelist & social theoretician: Russ. given name Lev Tolstoyan adj. Tolstoian …   English World dictionary

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  • Tolstoy — Tolstoyan, Tolstoian, adj., n. Tolstoyism, n. Tolstoyist, n. /tohl stoy, tol /; Russ. /tul stoy /, n. Leo or Lev Nikolaevich /lev nik euh luy euh vich /; Russ. /lyef nyi ku lah yi vyich/ …   Universalium

  • Tolstoy — noun Russian author remembered for two great novels (1828 1910) • Syn: ↑Leo Tolstoy, ↑Count Lev Nikolayevitch Tolstoy • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tolstoy — n. family name; Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1828 1910), Russian author, writer of War and Peace …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Tolstoy — /ˈtɒlstɔɪ/ (say tolstoy) noun Leo (Count Lev Nikolaevich), 1828–1910, Russian novelist and social reformer; major works include War and Peace (1865–69) and Anna Karenina (1875–77). Also, Tolstoi …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Tolstoy — Tol|stoy, Count Leo (1828 1910) a Russian writer famous for his long novels ↑War and Peace and ↑Anna Karenina …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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