Type Political Subdivision
Scripts Мордовия (Russian, Mordvin)
Other Forms FormsMordoviya
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 3/5/2017
Refers to the Mordvins, the native ethnic group inhabiting the area. The name Mordvin itself is a self designation adopted by the people, believed to be derived frm Scythian mard meaning "man". Mordovia is a republic of Russia.