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Place Name RUSSIA
TYPE: Country
PRONOUNCED: RU-shə (English), ROOS-sya (Italian)   [details]
Meaning & History
Derived from the medieval state of RUS, now applied to a much larger area of Europe and Asia.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Roes, Rusland (Dutch), Rus, Russland (German), Rosja (Polish), Rússia (Portuguese), Rossiya, Rus (Russian), Rusia (Spanish), Rus (Ukrainian)
SAME SPELLING: Rússia