Definition of October Revolution
1. Noun. The coup d'etat by the Bolsheviks under Lenin in November 1917 that led to a period of civil war which ended in victory for the Bolsheviks in 1922.
Generic synonyms: Coup, Coup D'etat, Putsch, Takeover
Geographical relationships: Russia, Soviet Union, Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics, Ussr
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Literary usage of October Revolution
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lenin's Legacy: The Story of the Cpsu by Robert G. Wesson (1978)
"For the modern Soviet version of the events of October, see PN Sobolev et al., History of the October Revolution (Moscow: Progress Publishers ..."
2. Documents of Dissent: Chinese Political Thought Since Mao by James Chester Cheng (1980)
"The October Revolution and our revolution prepared for both contingencies. ... After the proletariat seized political power through the October Revolution, ..."
3. Afghanistan's Two-Party Communism: Parcham and Khalq by Anthony Arnold (1983)
"Abdul Qader to fifteen years' imprisonment and lowered the sentence on Rafiee, as well.43 He had Afghans celebrate the October Revolution as their very own, ..."
4. Soviet Russia by Friends of Soviet Russia (1920)
"In the days of the October Revolution, during the fight with the ... The October Revolution gave the young people's movement the next impetus and advanced ..."
5. From October to Brest-Litovsk by Leon Trotsky (1919)
"Thus, by the time of the October revolution—that is, the period when the Right ... If the months preceding the October revolution were months of continuous ..."
6. Programme of the World Revolution by Nikolaĭ Ivanovich Bukharin (1920)
"The March revolution in Russia was force against the oppressors, landlords and the Czar. The October revolution was force ol ..."
7. "Barbarous Soviet Russia," by Isaac McBride (1920)
"It is quite natural that the first period of work in the domain of finance, that is, between the October Revolution and the Brest-Litov.sk Peace, ..."