from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr Isayevich Born 1918. Soviet writer and dissident whose works, including One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1962) and The Gulag Archipelago (1973-1975), exposed the brutality of the Soviet labor camp system. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1970.
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- n. Soviet writer and political dissident whose novels exposed the brutality of Soviet labor camps (born in 1918)
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