twenty-five-thousander

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian Двадцатипятитысячники (Dvadcatipjatitysjačniki).

Noun[edit]

twenty-five-thousander (plural twenty-five-thousanders)

  1. (historical) One of the approximately 25,000 industrial workers who voluntarily left their homes to do rural work in the kolkhozes in the USSR in the early 1930s.