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Grigori Potyokin   Listen
Grigori Potyokin

noun
1.
A Russian officer and politician who was a favorite of Catherine II and in 1762 helped her to seize power; when she visited the Crimea in 1787 he gave the order for sham villages to be built (1739-1791).  Synonyms: Grigori Aleksandrovich Potemkin, Grigori Potemkin, Potemkin, Potyokin.






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Words linked to "Grigori Potyokin" :   politician, Grigori Aleksandrovich Potemkin, politico, political leader, Potemkin, military officer, officer, pol



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