Place Name RUSSLAND

TYPE: Country
USAGE: German

Meaning & History

Derived from the medieval state of RUS and land meaning "country, state". This is the German name for Russia.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Roes, Rusland (Dutch), Rus, Russia (English), Russie (French), Russia (Italian), Russia (Late Roman), Rosja, Ruś (Polish), Rússia (Portuguese), Rossiya, Rus (Russian), Rusia (Spanish), Rosiya, Rus (Ukrainian)
Entry added August 26, 2016