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Bolshevik

(formerly) a Russian Communist
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bolshevik

(from the Russian bol' shinstovo, majority) a member of the Leninist majority of the Russian Social Democratic Party in 1903, the forerunner of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Thus, by extension, the term bolshevism has also come to refer to any revolutionary communist party which adopts a similar ‘vanguard conception’ of the role of the party in leading the working class (see also POLITICAL PARTY).

Bol’shevik

 

the southernmost and second largest island of the Severnaia Zemlia archipelago. Its area is 11,312 sq km. The northern shore is sharply indented. The land, which reaches 935 m in elevation, is mainly formed of proterozoic metamorphic schists and sandstones, as well as granitoids. Low plateau-like elevations predominate, becoming hilly plains on the southern shore. About 30 percent of the territory is covered by glaciers. On the shore plain there is moss and lichen vegetation of the arctic desert.


Bol’shevik

 

an urban-type settlement in Gomel’ Raion, Gomel’ Oblast, Byelorussian SSR, 8 km from the Kostiukovka railroad station (on theGomel’-Zhlobin line). Population, 2,500 (1968). The Bol’shevik Peat-processing Enterprise is located there.


Bol’shevik

 

an urban-type settlement in Susuman Raion, Magadan Oblast, RSFSR, on the Magadan-Khandyga highway. Population, 1,300 (1968). Gold mining.

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se le pueda excusar que vea bolshevikis hasta en los postes del telegrafo, pero el pais no tiene por que sufrir las consecuencias de tan aguda hiperestesia.
has called for volunteers to a citizen's army, and between five and six thousand have volunteered to don the uniform whenever it is necessary to combat the Bolsheviki element, which appears intent on revolution.
After the Bolsheviki had come into power, he emigrated to Paris and devoted himself to the study and teaching of international law.
Now the Bolsheviki rule is undoubtedly the dictatorship of the proletariat.
In November 1920 John Amos "Jack" McDonald of the Socialist Party of Canada published a key article on the dictatorship of the proletariat entitled "On Copying the Bolsheviki.
McDonald, "On Copying the Bolsheviki," Western Clarion, 16 November 1920.
The Bolsheviki are the men who are trying to destroy Russia by killing off the good people and burning the property.
The United States is not at war with the Bolsheviki or any other faction of Russia.
The Washington Post analogized the strike to "the road traveled by the bolsheviki in Russia,(263) and the Chicago Tribune suggested that "it is only a middling step from Petrograd to Seattle.
The Federated Labor Party was one manifestation, the Labor unions another, the Bolsheviki another.
As early as 1918 Coyne had characterized the Winnipeg Trades and Labour Council as a body dominated by "acknowledged Bolsheviki.
With SPC stalwarts at its head, the OBU was being used to "stampede organised labor in the direction of mass action, with the idea that it shall terminate in social revolution of the Bolsheviki type.