Definition of Gagarin
1. Noun. Soviet cosmonaut who in 1961 was the first person to travel in space (1934-1968).
Generic synonyms: Astronaut, Cosmonaut, Spaceman
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Literary usage of Gagarin
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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"On 19 April of that year Gagarin made his profession of faith, ... As a polemist Gagarin was thorough, and his work as a religious propagandist was of great ..."
2. Pictures from St. Petersburg by Eduard Jerrmann (1852)
"PRINCE Gagarin. O ETURNING one bright spring morning from the Newsky con- JV vent, I drove down the Perspective and was already close to the ..."
3. The Correspondence of the Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair, Bart.: With by John Sinclair (1831)
"PRINCE GABRIEL DE Gagarin. This Prince held a high office at Moscow,-—that of " Pro- cureur de Senat" I had a letter of introduction to him, which I had the ..."
4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"Father Gagarin spent several years in Constantinople, where he founded the society of St. Dionysius the Areopagite, which aims at reuniting the Greek 11. ..."
5. Notes of a Half-pay in Search of Health: Or, Russia, Circassia, and the by William Jesse (1841)
"... state of the inhabitants—Prince Gagarin— Tula — English hospitality — Machinery and manufactures — The somovar. THE hotels in this town are bad; ..."