Definition of Cheka

1. Proper noun. The first of a succession of Soviet state security organizations, created in 1917. ¹



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Definition of Cheka

1. Russian secret police [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheka

cheirology
cheiromancy
cheiromantist
cheiromantists
cheiromegaly
cheiroplasty
cheiropodalgia
cheiropompholyx
cheiropter
cheiropterous
cheiropters
cheiropterygia
cheiropterygium
cheirosophy
cheirospasm
cheka (current term)
chekas
chekelatoun
chekhovichite
chekist
chekists
chela
chelae
chelandion
chelas
chelaship
chelaships
chelatable
chelate
chelate complex

Literary usage of Cheka

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1. The Balance Sheet of Sovietism by Boris Leo Brasol (1922)
"RUSSIA UNDER THE SOVIET HEEL structions of the All-Russian cheka to its agents ... What is the cheka? Peters, one of the most sinister types of Bolshevik ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1922)
"The cheka interferes in every sphere of life. It supervises the police, business, ... I was told that there were sixteen thousand employees of the cheka in ..."

3. Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski (1922)
"And so we talked the members of the "cheka" round to everything that we wanted. We presented to them a bright scheme for the future development of their ..."

4. A Manual of the Chikaranga Language, with Grammar, Exercises, Useful by C. S. Louw (1915)
"cut (general word), - cheka. — with axe, - tema. ... gura- nya ; - cheka-cheka ; - paza ; - gura-gura ..."

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