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[ok-toh-brist] /ɒkˈtoʊ brɪst/

a member of a Russian political party that advocated constitutional monarchism: so called because it was organized after the Czar’s manifesto in October, 1905.
(formerly) a member of a communist organization in the Soviet Union for children ranging in age from eight to ten.
a member of a Russian political party favouring the constitutional reforms granted in a manifesto issued by Nicholas II in Oct 1905

1., from Russian oktyabrist, “member of the league formed October 1905 in response to imperial policies”; 2., from Russian Oktyabryonok, “member of a Russian communist children’s organization founded 1925 and named in honor of the October Revolution.”


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