Definition of

Lenin

  1. (noun, person) Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)

via WordNet, Princeton University

Origin of the word Lenin

  1. pseudonym or alias chosen c.1902 (for publishing clandestine political works in exile) by Russian revolutionary Vladimir Il'ich Ulyanov (1870-1924). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Note: If you're looking to improve your vocabulary right now, we highly recommend Ultimate Vocabulary Software.

Word of the Moment

Eclecticism

making decisions on the basis of what seems best instead of following some single doctrine or style