from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Zhukov, Georgi Konstantinovich 1896-1974. Soviet army officer. As chief of staff during World War II, he directed the counteroffensive at Stalingrad, relieved Leningrad (1942-1943), and captured Berlin (April 1945).
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- proper n. A transliteration of a Russian surname.
- proper n. Marshall Georgy Zhukov, a Soviet Russian career officer in the Red Army, one of the most decorated generals in the history of the Soviet Union and Russia.
- proper n. A town in Kaluga оblast, Russia, named after Georgy Zhukov.
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- n. Soviet general who during World Warr II directed the counteroffensive at Stalingrad and relieved Leningrad and captured Berlin (1896-1974)
From Russian Жуков (Žúkov), from жук (žuk, "beetle") + -ов (-ov, "genitive possessive ending"). (Wiktionary)