Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Bulganin, Nikolai Aleksandrovich 1895-1975. Soviet military and political leader who was premier from 1955 to 1958, when he was ousted by Nikita Khrushchev for "anti-Party” activities.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The president issued this public statement without a personal reply to Bulganin.

    Eisenhower 1956

  • Bulganin, had sent messages to Israel, Britain, France, and the United States, threatening to intervene in the war in the Middle East.

    Eisenhower 1956

  • The group agreed that a letter from the president to Bulganin might dispel the impression that the United States “had simply swallowed the Russian intervention in the Middle East.”

    Eisenhower 1956

  • Dr. Allen Polen who freed me repeatedly from lay pastor responsibilities at Prairie View United Methodist Church a congregation that has enthusiastically supported my work; David Seaton, the publisher of the Winfield Daily Courier, who provided sage observations that have shaped my understanding of politics; and David H. Swartz, the former ambassador to Belarus and fluent in Russian, who translated a critical message from Soviet premier Nikolai Bulganin to Eisenhower.

    Eisenhower 1956

  • Eisenhower called the criticisms of the secretary of state “personally offensive” and regretted that Bulganin had seen fit “to impugn my own sincerity.”

    Eisenhower 1956

  • Bulganin made an extraordinary proposal to Eisenhower—that the United States and the Soviet Union join forces “to restore peace and tranquility” in the Middle East.

    Eisenhower 1956

  • Ambassador Bohlen in Moscow reported that Bulganin and Khrushchev had told visiting Greek mayors that the Soviet government “intended” to seek permission to over-fly Greek territory to transport volunteers to the Middle East.

    Eisenhower 1956

  • Dulles described its “widespread repercussions” and presented a draft of a short letter to Bulganin.

    Eisenhower 1956

  • Bohlen reported that Bulganin had “listened attentively and appreciated the President writing him on this subject.”

    Eisenhower 1956

  • Eisenhower edited the draft, telling Hoover that it was important to offer options to Bulganin “by which he could reduce the shock and dismay the world has felt at Soviet actions in Hungary.”

    Eisenhower 1956

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.