HyperDic: russian_revolution

English > 2 senses of the expression Russian Revolution:
NOUNactRussian Revolution, October Revolutionthe 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
actRussian Revolution, February Revolutionthe revolution against the czarist government which led to the abdication / abdication of Nicholas II and the creation of a provisional government in March 1917
English > Russian Revolution: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe 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.
SynonymOctober Revolution
Instance ofcoup d'etat, coup, putsch, takeoverA sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
RegionSoviet Union, Russia, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSRA former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia
SpanishRevolución de Octubre
English > Russian Revolution: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe revolution against the czarist government which led to the abdication / abdication of Nicholas II and the creation of a provisional government in March 1917.
SynonymFebruary Revolution
Instance ofrevolutionThe overthrow of a government by those who are governed
RegionSoviet Union, Russia, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSRA former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia
Spanishrevolución de febrero, revolución rusa
Catalanrevolució de febrer, revolució russa

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