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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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News of a revolt by Ukrainian peasants against Bolshevist authorities seeped across the border today and reached this place.
British, French, and Dutch secret services even suspected the organization of being infiltrated by bolshevists.
Before the Russian revolution of 1917 his library was used inter alia by the bolshevists and menshevists who lived in Baugy, and by guests like Bukharin, Plekhanov, Lenin, and Stravinsky (cf.
Jaan Laas has described how the Soviet Union central authorities hurriedly set out to reorganise Estonia's economy and culture according to the Bolshevist models after Estonia's occupation in 1940, using for this purpose Estonians who had received ideological Communist education and sent over from Russia, as well as local Communists/collaborators (Laas 2010:7); this description is also very fitting to describe the short-termed but eager actions of Ksenja Aisenstadt--a Party member through and through--in the Conservatory from November 1940 until January 1941.
led Bolshevist troops, showed them the way, and denounced the loyal
Nick's reference is doubly ironic--on the one hand, a reference to a "peace" obtained only through grave wounds that will allow the men to be invalided out, and on the other, a reference to the 1917 "separate peace" between Germany and Bolshevist Russia.
A potentially horrific terrorist outrage is narrowly averted when the bolshevist chauffeur is prevented from chucking soup over a general.
1922) by contrast, their speeches were 'examples of Bolshevist frightfulness well calculated for the end in view of disgusting the "workers" (and everybody else) with Parliament.
Many nations, for example, were cracking down on labour unions in response to the alleged Bolshevist threat.
Such state efforts against what was portrayed as incipient Bolshevist revolution had its non-government cheerleaders in some quarters.
If Waugh had not converted to Roman Catholicism, he might have remained an anarchist or "limited Bolshevist," as he called himself at school.
A comparable process would occur almost simultaneously in Nazi Germany with its banning of entartete Kunst (degenerate art) accused of being Jewish Bolshevist and foreign, and with its imposition of heavy academism.