Meaning of Okhranka in English:

Okhranka

noun

(also Ochranka)

Pronunciation

Okhranka

/ə(ʊ)ˈkraŋkə/ /ɒˈkraŋkə/

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in American Slavic & East European Review. From Russian (colloquial and pejorative) oxranka the secret police department in Imperial Russia from oxrana + -ka, suffix forming nouns.