Definitions for komsomolˌkɒm səˈmɔl, ˈkɒm səˌmɔl
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Kom•so•molˌkɒm səˈmɔl, ˈkɒm səˌmɔl(n.)
a communist organization for youths in the Soviet Union.
Origin of Komsomol:
< Russ Komsomól, for Kom(munistícheskiĭ)so(yúz)mol(odëzhi) Communist Union of Youth
Young Communist League
Origin: From комсомол - abbreviation of коммунистический союз молодёжь (Kommunistíčeskij sojúz molodjóži), "Communist Union of Youth"
The All-Union Leninist Young Communist League, usually known as Komsomol, was the youth division of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. The Komsomol in its earliest form was established in urban centers in 1918. During the early years, it was a Russian organization, known as the Russian Young Communist League, or RKSM. During 1922, with the unification of the USSR, it was reformed into an all-union agency, the youth division of the All-Union Communist Party.
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