Definition of Octobrist in English:

Octobrist

noun

historical
  • A member of the moderate party in the Russian Duma, which supported Tsar Nicholas II's reforming manifesto of 30 October 1905.

    • ‘The leader of the Octobrists in the Duma, Guchkov, in protest resigned from his office of Duma president.’
    • ‘The Octobrists were a group that wanted to accept the October Manifesto and saw it as a way forward.’

Origin

Suggested by Russian oktyabrist.

Pronunciation

Octobrist

/ɒkˈtəʊbrɪst/