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Overview of noun potemkin

The noun potemkin has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Potemkin, Potyokin, Grigori Potemkin, Grigori Potyokin, Grigori Aleksandrovich Potemkin

(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))


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