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  • noun Plural form of ataman.

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Examples

  • The report, based upon evidence of unquestionable reliability, showed that Jews had been plundered and murdered not only by disorderly troops of Denikin's Volunteer Army, and by the troops of Petlura and by the robber bands led by "atamans," like Makhno, _but also by regular Bolshevist troops_.

    The Jew and American Ideals

  • He dashes in to see me almost every evening as he used to do, and bores me with his doubts, his struggles, his volcanoes, slit nostrils, atamans, the life of the free, and such tosh, for which God forgive him.

    Letters of Anton Chekhov

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