Definition of Nabokov

1. Noun. United States writer (born in Russia) (1899-1977).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nabokov

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N line
N methyl D aspartate receptor
N myc
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Na'vi
Na-Dene
NaCl
Nabalus
Nabalus alba
Nabalus serpentarius
Nabatean
Nabateans
Naberezhnye Chelny
Nablus
Nabokov (current term)
Nabokovian
Nabokovism
Nabokovisms
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Nabothian
Nabu
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Nacimiento
Nadege
Nader's raider
Nader effect
Naderite

Literary usage of Nabokov

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1. The Prelude to Bolshevism: The Kornilov Rising by Aleksandr Fyodorovich Kerensky (1919)
"Nabokov, VD— Son of a Minister of Justice under Alexander the Second; ... Nabokov was a member of the first Duma and was sentenced to three months' ..."

2. Alexander Guchkov and the End of the Russian Empire by William Ewing Gleason (1983)
"Nabokov, an outspoken liberal who had served in the short-lived First Duma and ... Long before most of the other members of the wartime cabinet, Nabokov ..."

3. Physical Activity and Health: A Report of the Surgeon General by Audrey F. Manley (1998)
"Similarly, in American Indian cultures, running was a prominent feature of all major aspects of life (Nabokov 1981). Long before the Europeans invaded, ..."

4. The Civilization of Illiteracy by Mihai Nadin (1997)
"Nabokov once told his students that literature was not born on the day ... That go-between, that prism [Nabokov qualified Proust as a prism] is the art of ..."

5. Werktitel by Ben van Melick (2003)
"Later werden de dichter Martinus Nijhoff en de romancier Vladimir Nabokov zijn talige bakens. Het is een eigenaardige discrepantie die hier zichtbaar wordt: ..."

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