Definition of Gorky

1. Noun. Russian writer of plays and novels and short stories; noted for his depiction of social outcasts.




2. Noun. An industrial city in the European part of Russia; birthplace of Maksim Gorky.
Exact synonyms: Gorki, Gorkiy, Nizhni Novgorod, Nizhnyi Novgorod
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Russia, Russian Federation

Definition of Gorky

1. Proper noun. (historical) Former name of Nizhny Novgorod from 1932 to 1990. ¹

2. Proper noun. a Russian surname, Maxim Gorky. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Gorgonean
Gorgonocephalus
Gorham's disease
Goriaew's rule
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Gorilla gorilla gorilla
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Goring
Gorizia
Gorki
Gorkiy
Gorky
Gorlin's sign
Gorlin's syndrome
Gorlin's syndromes
Gorlin cyst
Gorlin formula
Gorman's syndrome
Gormenghastian
Gorno-Altaysk
Gorontalo
Gorsuch
Gosainthan
Gospel
Gospel According to John

Literary usage of Gorky

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1. The Continental Drama of To-day: Outlines for Its Study, Suggestions by Barrett Harper Clark (1914)
"The plays of gorky are interesting chiefly because of the admirable qualities ... gorky the dramatist in no way differs from his fellow dramatists as such; ..."

2. The Westminster Review by John Chapman, Charles William Wason (1903)
"These divide themselves into many classes, but the class with which gorky is most in sympathy, and which he most successfully depicts, is that which is ..."

3. The Craftsman by Gustav Stickley (1905)
"MAXIM gorky, THE AUTHOR-EXILE. RESENTATIVE OF NEW RUSSIA A REP- I have come ... —MAXIM gorky the present moment a great page of history is being written by ..."

4. A Guide to Russian Literature (1820-1917) by Moissaye Joseph Olgin (1920)
"MAXIM gorky (1868-) gorky'S appearance in Russian literature amounted to ... It was not altogether true what gorky told in his early stories and plays. ..."

5. The Scrap Book (1906)
"gorky, Narodny, Maxime, and other Russian revolutionists who have lately ... I have come from below," Maxim gorky has written, " from the very depths of ..."

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