biographical name Leon 1879-1940 originally Lev Davidovich Bronstein Russian Communist leader

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  • Trotsky — [trät′skē] Leon (born Lev Davidovich Bronstein) 1879 1940; Russ. revolutionist: commissar of war (1918 24) under Lenin: exiled (1929) Trotskyism n. Trotskyist adj., n. (often considered disparaging)Trotskyite …   English World dictionary

  • Trotsky — Léon Trotski Léon Trotski Naissance 7 novembre 1879 Ianovka …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Trotsky — noun Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army; he was ousted from the Communist Party by Stalin and eventually assassinated in Mexico (1879 1940) • Syn: ↑Leon Trotsky, ↑Lev Davidovich Bronstein •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trotsky — /trot skee/; Russ. /trddawt skyee/, n. Leon (Lev, or Leib, Davidovich Bronstein), 1879 1940, Russian revolutionary and writer: minister of war 1918 25. Also, Trotski. * * * …   Universalium

  • Trotsky —    see Trosky …   Biographical Dictionary of Mexican Film Performers

  • Trotsky — Trot|sky, Le|on (1879 1940) a Russian political leader, born in the Ukraine, who had an important part in the Russian Revolution of 1917. He was also a writer on Communism and he believed in ↑revolution by workers all over the world. He lost… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Trotsky — Lev Davidovich Bronstein …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Trotsky — Trot•sky [[t]ˈtrɒt ski[/t]] n. big Leon (Lev, or Leib, Davidovich Bronstein), 1879–1940, Russian Communist revolutionary …   From formal English to slang

  • Trotsky — /ˈtrɒtski/ (say trotskee) noun Leon (Lev or Leiba Davidovich Bronstein), 1879–1940, Russian revolutionary leader and writer; minister of war 1918–25; later exiled. Also, Trotski …   Australian English dictionary

  • TROTSKY (Bronstein), LEV DAVIDOVICH — (Leon; 1879–1940), Russian revolutionary, Soviet and Communist leader. Trotsky was the son of a Jewish farmer of Ivanovka, Ukraine. He studied mathematics at Odessa University, but gave up his studies to devote himself to revolutionary activities …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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