Catherine, 1844–1934, Russian revolutionary of noble birth: called “the little grandmother of the Russian Revolution.”.
German name of Wrocław. Historical Examples The Marquis D’Argenson: A Study in Criticism Arthur Ogle The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane With Frederick the Great G. A. Henty History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XXI. (of XXI.) Thomas Carlyle The Man with the Clubfoot Valentine Williams The Dark Star Robert W. Chambers […]
noun Robert (rɔbɛr). 1901–99, French film director: his films include Le Journal d’un curé de campagne (1950), Une Femme douce (1969), and L’Argent (1983) Contemporary Examples Legendary Documentarian Frederick Wiseman Shows Us How Berkeley Works Nico Hines November 9, 2013 Historical Examples The Blonde Lady Maurice Leblanc Arsne Lupin versus Herlock Sholmes Maurice LeBlanc Memoirs […]
a seaport in the W extremity of France: German submarine base in World War II; surrendered to Allies September 1944. Formerly Brest Litovsk. a city in SW Byelorussia (Belarus), on the Bug River: formerly in Poland; German-Russian peace treaty 1918. Contemporary Examples A Look Back at ‘Gigli,’ the Infamous Bennifer-Starring Film, on Its 10th Anniversary […]