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Meaning of Gorbachev

Gor•ba•chev

Pronunciation: (gôr'bu-chôf", -chof" Russ. gur-bu-chôf'), [key]
— n.
  1. born 1931, Soviet political leader: general secretary of the Communist party 1985–91; president of the Soviet Union 1988–91; Nobel peace prize 1990.
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