Home

Cite

Synonyms of potemkin

Noun


1. Potemkin, Potyokin, Grigori Potemkin, Grigori Potyokin, Grigori Aleksandrovich Potemkin, politician, politico, pol, political leader, military officer, officer

usage: a Russian officer and politician who was a favorite of Catherine II and in 1762 helped her to seize power; when she visited the Crimea in 1787 he gave the order for sham villages to be built (1739-1791)

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

See also: potemkin (Dictionary)