Yuri [yoo r-ee] /ˈyʊər i/ (Show IPA), 1914–84, Russian politician: general secretary of the Communist Party 1982–84.
a former name (1984–90) of .
There were, for example, a lot of jokes about Khrushchev, Brezhnev, Chernenko, and Andropov.
Inside ‘Leviathan’: Russian Filmmaker Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Award-Winning Anti-Putin Cannes Film Richard Porton May 26, 2014
a former name (1984–91) for Rybinsk
Yuri Vladimirovich. 1914–84, Soviet statesman; president of the Soviet Union (1983–84)
Sir Edmund, 1637–1714, British governor in the American colonies, 1686–89, 1692–98. the largest island in the Bahamas, in the W part of the group. 1600 sq. mi. (4144 sq. km). Historical Examples Andros was received so favorably at home that under the new administration he was appointed governor of Virginia and Maryland. The Loyalists of […]
any plant of the genus Androsace, of the primrose family, having basal leaves and white or reddish flowers. Historical Examples In another part grew an androsace with two drooping flowers. Lachesis Lapponica Carl von Linn In more sunny places a Primula and androsace were in full flower. Western Himalaya and Tibet Thomas Thomson Wild flowers […]
a river flowing from NE New Hampshire through SW Maine into the Kennebec River. 171 miles (275 km) long. Historical Examples Then well fly east past the mountains until we strike the Androscoggin. The Flying Reporter Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss In these we threw a fly for trout and caught a chub in Androscoggin. […]
a with the head of a man. Historical Examples The form of which we have spoken as being that of the great Sphinx is called the androsphinx (Fig. 3). A History of Art for Beginners and Students Clara Erskine Clement Sometimes the androsphinx has human hands in place of the lion’s paws. A History of […]