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English noun: Russian Revolution

1. Russian Revolution (act) 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


SynonymsOctober Revolution


Instance hypernymcoup, coup d'etat, putsch, takeover


Domain regionRussia, Soviet Union, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR

2. Russian Revolution (act) the revolution against the czarist government which led to the abdication of Nicholas II and the creation of a provisional government in March 1917


SynonymsFebruary Revolution


Instance hypernymrevolution


Domain regionRussia, Soviet Union, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR









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