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

  • Borodin, Aleksandr Porfirevich 1833-1887. Russian composer and chemist whose musical works were based on Russian folk themes and include the opera Prince Igor, unfinished at his death.

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  • n. Russian composer (1833-1887)


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  • † Later in his life, he told an American reporter that he had taken the name of Borodin in honor of the great Russian composer.

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  • PRINCE KROPOTKIN adopted the nom de guerre Borodin, and went about in peasants’ boots and sheepskins.

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  • 'Borodin's clothes had traces of chicken and fish blood.

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  • Russian composers, and developed by Balakirev's disciples, such as Borodin and Rimsky-Korsakov.

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  • Facing an investigation for allegedly making loans fraudulently at below-market rates without sufficient collateral, former Bank of Moscow chief Andrei Borodin , closely tied to an ousted Moscow mayor, left Russia and sold his stake.

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  • The head of the Kremlin property management department, Pavel Borodin, was indeed convicted in a Swiss court of laundering money paid to him in bribes by the same Albanian businessman.

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  • The bank's former president, Andrei Borodin , fled to London and sold his large stake in the bank to a businessman seen as close to the Kremlin amid a criminal investigation.

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  • The biggest bank bailout in Russian history was an "insane waste of money," the Bank of Moscow's embattled former president, Andrei Borodin, said in an interview.

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  • Bloomberg News Andrei Borodin, former president of Bank of Moscow, has fled the country.

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  • Two months later, a court removed Mr. Borodin as president.

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