Comintern meaning

kŏm'ĭn-tûrn'
An association of Communist parties of the world, established in 1919 by Lenin and dissolved in 1943.
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(now historical) An international association of Communist parties, established in 1919 by Vladimir Lenin and dissolved in 1943.
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The international organization (Third International) of Communist parties (1919-43) formed by Lenin originally to promote revolution throughout Europe.
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Origin of comintern

  • Russian komintern abbreviation of Kommunisticheskiĭ Internatsional Communist International
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Russian Коминтерн (Komintérn), contracted abbreviation of Коммунисти́ческий Интернациона́л (Kommunístíčeskij Intɛrnacionál, “Communist International”), from коммунисти́ческий (kommunistíčeskij) + Интернациона́л (Intɛrnacionál).
    From Wiktionary