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Type Region
Scripts Русь(Russian, Ukrainian)
Pronounced Pron. ROOS(Russian)

Meaning & History

Possibly of Old Norse origin meaning "rowers". This was the name of a medieval Slavic state of eastern Europe.
VariantsRossiya(Russian) Rosiya(Ukrainian) Russia(English) Russland(German)
Other Languages & CulturesRoes, Rusland(Dutch) Russie(French) Russia(Italian) Russia(Late Roman) Rosja, Ruś(Polish) Rússia(Portuguese) Rusia(Spanish)
Same SpellingRuś
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