Definition of Atamans

1. Noun. (plural of ataman) ¹



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Definition of Atamans

1. ataman [n] - See also: ataman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atamans

atactic
atactic abasia
atactic agraphia
atactically
atactilia
atactostele
atactosteles
atactostelic
atagabalin
ataghan
ataghans
atalaya
atalayas
ataluren
ataman
atamans (current term)
atamasco
atamascos
atamestane
atap
ataps
atar
ataractic
ataractic agent
ataractic drug
ataractics
ataraxia
ataraxias
ataraxic
ataraxics

Literary usage of Atamans

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1. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl (1899)
"The Poles wrote to you to make it easy for their man to get what he wanted ; and tell me, worthy atamans, what could a Pole want ? ..."

2. Soviet Russia by Friends of Soviet Russia, Soviet Union Russian Soviet Government Bureau (New York, N.Y.) (1920)
"Among the leaders of this government were several Cossack atamans, who acted, ... It is well known in official circles that these atamans received financial ..."

3. The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from the World's by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl, Donald Grant Mitchell (1899)
"But when the campaign was declared, the Brotherhood became an army subject to military discipline, the atamans officers, and the hetman a dictator in ..."

4. The Empire of the Tsars and the Russians by Anatole Leroy-Beaulieu (1893)
"They elected their own atamans,'' and, among themselves, knew of neither nobles nor serfs.* In this respect the extreme south of Russia used to resemble ..."

5. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"At times exacted by the czars, when they had no foreign enemy to fear, it was evaded by the atamans; at times it was in some sort forgotten, whenever the ..."

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