Definition of Godunov, Boris in US English:

Godunov, Boris

proper noun

  • (1550–1605), tsar of Russia 1598–1605. His reign was marked by famine, doubts over his involvement in the earlier death of Ivan the Terrible's eldest son, and the appearance of pretender False Dmitri.

Pronunciation

Godunov, Boris

/ˈɡädnˌôf/