from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich 1840-1893. Russian composer of often dramatic, richly expressive works, including the symphony Romeo and Juliet (1869), the ballets Swan Lake (1877) and The Nutcracker (1892), and the opera Eugene Onegin (1879).
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- proper n. A transliteration of a Russian surname, usually applying to Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
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- n. important Russian composer whose works are noted for their expressive melodies (1840-1893)
Transliteration of Russian Чайковский. (Wiktionary)