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Gorky

also Gorki, Maksim also Maxim Pen name of Aleksei Maksimovich Peshkov. 1868-1936.
Russian writer who supported the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 and helped develop socialist realism as the officially accepted literary aesthetic. His works include The Life of Klim Samgin (1927-1936), an unfinished cycle of novels.
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Gorki

(Russian ˈɡɔrjkij) or

Gorky

n
(Placename) the former name (until 1991) of Nizhni Novgorod

Gorki

(Russian ˈɡɔrjkij) or

Gorky

n
(Biography) Maxim (makˈsim), pen name of Aleksey Maximovich Peshkov. 1868–1936, Russian novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer, noted for his depiction of the outcasts of society. His works include the play The Lower Depths (1902), the novel Mother (1907), and an autobiographical trilogy (1913–23)
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Gor•ki

(ˈgɔr ki)

n.
1. Also, Gorky. Maxim (Aleksey Maksimovich Pyeshkov), 1868–1936, Russian novelist and playwright.
2. former name (1932–91) of Nizhni Novgorod.
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Noun1.Gorki - Russian writer of plays and novels and short storiesGorki - Russian writer of plays and novels and short stories; noted for his depiction of social outcasts
2.Gorki - an industrial city in the European part of RussiaGorki - an industrial city in the European part of Russia; birthplace of Maksim Gorky
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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