Chekhov Anton Pavlovich
Che·khovalso Che·kov (chĕk′ôf, -ŏf, -ŏv, chyĕ′KHəf), Anton Pavlovich 1860-1904.
Russian writer whose dramas, such as The Seagull (1896, revised 1898), and stories, including "A Dreary Story" (1889), concern the inability of humans to communicate with one another.
Che·kho′vi·an (chĕ-kō′vē-ən) adj.
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