Gorchakov [gawr-chuh-kawf, -kof; Russian guh r-chyi-kawf] Examples noun

  1. Prince A·le·ksan·der Mi·khai·lo·vich [al-ig-zan-der mi-hahy-luh-vich, -zahn-; Russian uh-lyi-ksahndr myi-khahy-luh-vyich] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər mɪˈhaɪ lə vɪtʃ, -ˈzɑn-; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑndr myɪˈxaɪ lə vyɪtʃ/, 1798–1883, Russian diplomat and statesman.

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  • Prince Gorchakov did not take the bait with the alacrity that was expected.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 8


  • In 1882, after the retirement of Gorchakov, the relations with Russia again improved.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 8


  • It would not be exorcised by the brutal jeers of Bismarck and the fine railleries of Gorchakov.

    Notes on Life and Letters

    Joseph Conrad

  • Princess Gorchakov, a distant relative of Tolstoi, a lady-in-waiting, and principal of one of the Moscow gymnasiums.

    The Journal of Leo Tolstoi (First Volume–1895-1899)

    Leo Tolstoi

  • On leaving the lyceum Gorchakov entered the foreign office under Count Nesselrode.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2


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