from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- See Nizhniy Novgorod.
- Gorky, Arshile 1904-1948. Armenian-born American painter considered a transitional figure between surrealism and abstract expressionism. His works include The Liver Is the Cock's Comb (1944).
- Gorky, 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 (1925-1936), an unfinished cycle of novels.
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- proper n. A Russian surname.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. An industrial city in the European part of Soviet Russia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Russian writer of plays and novels and short stories; noted for his depiction of social outcasts
- n. an industrial city in the European part of Russia; birthplace of Maksim Gorky
From Russian Горький ("Górʹkij") (Wiktionary)