Turgenev
biographical name Ivan Sergeyevich 1818-1883 Russian novelist

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  • Turgenev — Turgenev, Ivan Sergeevič …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Turgenev — [toor gān′əf, toor gān′yəf] Ivan Sergeevich [ē vän′ syir gyā′yə vyich΄] 1818 83; Russ. novelist: also sp. Turgenieff or Turgeniev …   English World dictionary

  • Turgenev — noun Russian writer of stories and novels and plays (1818 1883) • Syn: ↑Ivan Turgenev, ↑Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turgenev — n. family name; Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (1818 1883), Russian writer of novels and playwright …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Turgenev — /terr gen yeuhf, gayn /; Russ. /toohrdd gye nyif/, n. Ivan Sergeevich /ee vahn syirdd gye yi vyich/, 1818 83, Russian novelist. Also, Turgeniev. * * * …   Universalium

  • Turgenev — Tur|ge|nev, I|van (1818 83) a Russian writer of books, short stories, and plays. His best known works are his play A Month in the Country and his book Fathers and Sons …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Turgenev — Tur•ge•nev or Tur•ge•niev [[t]tɜrˈgɛn yəf, ˈgeɪn [/t]] n. big Ivan Sergeevich, 1818–83, Russian novelist …   From formal English to slang

  • Turgenev — /tʊəˈgeɪnjɛf/ (say toouh gaynyef) noun Ivan Sergeevich /iˌvan sɪəˈgeɪjəvɪtʃ/ (say ee.vahn sear gayyuhvich), 1818–83, Russian novelist; his A Sportsman s Sketches (1847–52) argued for the abolition of serfdom …   Australian English dictionary

  • Turgenev (disambiguation) — Turgenev may refer to:*Ivan Turgenev, a Russian novelist and playwright. *Ivan Petrovich Turgenev, rector of the Moscow State University from 1796 to 1803 *3323 Turgenev, a small asteroid. *Nikolay Ivanovich Turgenev, a Russian economist …   Wikipedia

  • Turgenev, Ivan Sergeyevich — ▪ Russian author Introduction born October 28 [November 9, New Style], 1818, Oryol, Russia died August 22 [September 3], 1883, Bougival, near Paris, France  Russian (Russian literature) novelist, poet, and playwright, whose major works include… …   Universalium

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