from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Bukharin, Nikolai Ivanovich 1888-1938. Bolshevik revolutionary and Soviet politician who advocated gradual agricultural collectivization. He was executed for treason after the last of the Moscow "show trials” of the 1930s.
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- n. Bolshevik leader in Russia who advocated gradual collectivism of the farms; was executed in a purge by Stalin (1888-1938)
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