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In this way he saved a great many of the Dalmatian intelligentsia.

The intelligentsia rushed to the rescue with highbrow hue and cry.

But the Balkan has no intelligentsia in the Russian or even American sense.

But the intelligentsia, by 1885, had been pretty well convinced.

We both belong to what the Russians call the Intelligentsia.

Two taverns in particular were popular with the intelligentsia.

It is no wonder that the drama suddenly became so popular with the intelligentsia.

The officer had merely expressed the general opinion of the Russian intelligentsia and social circles.

Humanity has its cultures but it does not stand in need of "schools of thought" and "cults" and "intelligentsia,"

The White men of the North deliberately have made the effort to rear a Negro intelligentsia.

WORD ORIGIN

"the intellectual class collectively," 1905, from Russian intelligyentsia, from Latin intelligentia (see intelligence). Perhaps via Italian intelligenzia.

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