Leksikon Rossiiskoi

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Leksikon Rossiiskoi

 

a Russian encyclopedic dictionary compiled by V. N. Tatishchev. The Leksikon rossiiskoi only goes to the word Kliuchnik, “steward.” It was published in 1793 in three parts. Intended as a sociopolitical publication, it changed in the process of compilation into a geographical dictionary containing a certain amount of historical data.

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