gorky gorky  /ˈɡɔr ki/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) Russian writer of plays and novels and short stories; noted for his depiction of social outcasts
  2. (n) an industrial city in the European part of Russia; birthplace of Maksim Gorky

News

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    Feature films, documentaries, television — you name it, director Michael Apted has done it. The British-born, critically-acclaimed director has accrued an extensive body of work that includes such disparate and impressive credits as Coal Miner's Daughter , Gorky Park , Bring on the Night , Gorillas in the Mist , episodes of the HBO series Rome , and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the ...
    on August 21, 2013     Source: Charleston City Paper

Quotes

  1. "We're all in this boat going down the river to go for a barbecue in Gorky Park - Bon Jovi, Mötley Crüe, the MTV people and these Russian soldiers," Meine says, taking a break from recording the band's new album to talk to Al Jazeera. "It...
    on Nov 7, 2009 By: Klaus Meine Source: Aljazeera.net

  2. "After a couple of hours at their desks, on September 12," Amis wrote, "all writers on earth were considering the course that Lenin urged on Maxim Gorky: A change of occupation."
    on Jan 19, 2008 By: Martin Amis Source: Taipei Times

  3. "The Efficient form is pretty good isn't it," Hayes said in reference to Efficient's Melbourne Cup win last year. "When he (Gorky Park) hits a mile-and-a-half (2400m) he goes from a welter horse to a Group horse. He's relaxing now and last...
    on May 17, 2008 By: David Hayes Source: Racing and Sports Pty Ltd

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