A participant in the unsuccessful conspiracy to overthrow Czar Nicholas I of Russia in December 1825.
A participant in or sympathizer associated with Decembrist revolt.
some of those who conspired for constitutional government up against the Emperor Nicholas on their accession into the throne in the death of Alexander I., in December, 1825; -- labeled as also Dekabrist.
A participant in or supporter of a conference occurring within the month of December; particularly, in Russian hist., a participant in conspiracy and insurrection against the Emperor Nicholas on his accession, December, 1825. Also called Dekabrist.