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

  • Lenin, Vladimir Ilich 1870-1924. Russian founder of the Bolsheviks, leader of the Russian Revolution (1917), and first head of the USSR (1917-1924). As a communist theoretician Lenin held that workers could not develop a revolutionary consciousness without the guidance of a vanguard party and that imperialism was a particular stage of capitalist development.

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  • proper n. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, a Russian revolutionary and politician.

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  • n. Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)

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