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Noun: Gorky  gor-kee
  1. An industrial city in the European part of Russia; birthplace of Maksim Gorky
    - Nizhnyi Novgorod, Nizhni Novgorod, Gorki, Gorkiy
  2. Russian writer of plays and novels and short stories; noted for his depiction of social outcasts
    - Maksim Gorky, Gorki, Maxim Gorki, Aleksey Maksimovich Peshkov, Aleksey Maximovich Peshkov

Type of: author, city, metropolis, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn], writer

Part of: Russia, Russian Federation

Encyclopedia: Gorky, USSR