Definitions

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

  • See Dobrich.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a city in northeastern Bulgaria (north of Varna) that is the commercial center of an agricultural region

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Examples

  • Tolbukhin wished they were less able; that would have spared the USSR endless grief.

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  • Tolbukhin hoped his men wiped out the patrol before the Nazis could use their wireless set.

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  • “Anatoly Pavlovich, we have been over the plan a great many times,” Tolbukhin said, almost pleadingly.

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  • As Tolbukhin got into the outskirts of the Ukrainian city, he saw the gaps bombs and shellfire had torn in the buildings.

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  • Tolbukhin said to the young soldier who carried the flag of the Eighth Guards Army, which bore the images of Marx and Lenin and Stalin.

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  • When Tolbukhin did not reply, the political commissar added, “A million rubles for your thoughts, Comrade General.”

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  • In earlier days — in happier days, though Tolbukhin would not have thought so at the time — upbraiding a political commissar would surely have caused a denunciation to go winging its way up through the Party hierarchy, perhaps all the way up to Stalin himself.

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  • Along with the soldiers in the first ranks, Tolbukhin threw himself flat.

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  • Of course, before the war Tolbukhin would not have called the understrength regiment he led a front.

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  • The planes — Tolbukhin recognized the silhouettes of Focke-Wulf 190s — zoomed away.

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