Chekhov


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Chekhov: Michael Chekhov

Chekhov

, Chekov
Anton Pavlovich. 1860--1904, Russian dramatist and short-story writer. His plays include The Seagull (1896), Uncle Vanya (1900), The Three Sisters (1901), and The Cherry Orchard (1904)

Chekhov

 

(until 1954, Lopasnia), a city under oblast jurisdiction and administrative center of Chekhov Raion, Moscow Oblast, RSFSR. Situated on the Moscow-Simferopol’ highway; railway station 77 km from Moscow. Population, 43,000 (1974). Chekhov’s industrial plants include a power engineering machine-building plant, a regeneration plant, the Gidrostal’konstruktsiia Plant, printing and furniture combines, a mixed-feed plant, and a candy factory. The city was renamed in honor of A. P. Chekhov. A literary museum-preserve memorializing the writer is located at Melikhovo, 12 km from the city.

REFERENCE

Prokin, A., and Iu. Solov’ev. Gorod Chekhov i ego okrestnosti. Moscow, 1977.

Chekhov

 

(until 1947, Noda), a city in Kholmsk Raion, Sakhalin Oblast, RSFSR. Situated on the western coast of southern Sakhalin Island, along the Sea of Japan (Tatar Strait). Railway station. The city has a cellulose and paper plant, a ship repair plant, a wine and vodka plant, and a milk plant. There is also a fishing kolkhoz in the city.

References in periodicals archive ?
While Chekhov uses comedy of subversion to create a carnivalesque ambivalence in order to dismantle the hierarchies within his context, Suzman adopts a less ambiguous approach.
Andrei Markov has made little impression at Vityaz Chekhov
Bahari said the interrogators were suspicious that Chekhov was a Jew, but dismissed allegations based on Facebook when they learned Chekhov was not Jewish.
By picking out selected reference points from the Chekhov text and weaving them throughout her similarly tragically comic monologue, Carr has created a true companion to the original piece, leaving you in no doubt that these two were perfectly matched.
A pitched battle involving players from Avangard of Omsk and Vityaz of Chekhov erupted just minutes after the face-off.
Barry Callebaut AG, the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, has inaugurated its new state-of-the-art chocolate factory located 60km south of Moscow in Chekhov, Russia.
Ultimately, the Chekhov play is about relationships, and Eifman's best choreography does not materialize in the bland group numbers, but instead arrives in the acrobatic duets that Eifman concocts for the dancers.
Former Cornell professor Scott McMillin argues that musical theater deserves the same critical attention as opera and the works of Chekhov in The Musical as Drama (Princeton).
And when that happens, I hope they'll go after Chekhov.
This is the story of a turbulent city as recorded through the voices of visitors and residents from Catherine the Great, to Pushkin, Stendhal, Gogol, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov, and so many, many others.