Definition of Turgenev, Ivan in English:

Turgenev, Ivan

proper noun

  • (1818–83), Russian novelist, playwright, and short-story writer; full name Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev. His novels, such as "Fathers and Sons" (1862), examine individual lives to illuminate the social, political, and philosophical issues of the day.

Pronunciation:

Turgenev, Ivan

/to͝orˈɡānyəf/