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PronouncedPron.RU-shə English
ROOS-sya Italian

Meaning & History

Derived from the medieval state of RUS, now applied to a much larger area of Europe and Asia.
Other Languages & CulturesRoes, Rusland Dutch Russie French Rus, Russland German Rosja, Ruś Polish Rússia Portuguese Rossiya, Rus Russian Rusia Spanish Rosiya, Rus Ukrainian
Same SpellingRússia
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute