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 (grə-mē′kō, grō-), Andrei Andreyevich 1909-1989.
Soviet political leader who served as ambassador to the United States (1943-1946) and the United Nations (1946-1948). He later held the posts of foreign minister (1957-1985) and chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet (1985-1988).
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(Russian ɡraˈmikə)
(Biography) Andrei Andreyevich (anˈdrjej anˈdrjejɪvitʃ). 1909–89, Soviet statesman and diplomat; foreign minister (1957–85); president (1985–88)
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(grəˈmi koʊ, groʊ-)

Andrei Andreevich, 1909–1989, Soviet diplomat.
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Noun1.Gromyko - Soviet ambassador to the United States and to the United Nations (1909-1989)
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