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(Biography) Vladimir Vladimirovich (vlaˈdimir vlaˈdimirəvitʃ). 1893–1930, Russian Futurist poet and dramatist. His poems include 150 000 000 (1921) and At the Top of my Voice (1930); his plays include Vladimir Mayakovsky — a Tragedy (1913) and The Bedbug (1929)
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or Ma•ya•kov•sky

(ˌmɑ yəˈkɔf ski, -ˈkɒf-)

Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1893–1930, Russian poet.
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Noun1.Mayakovski - Soviet poet; leader of Russian futurism (1893-1930)
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