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Type Country
Pronounced Pron. RUWS-lant(German)
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Meaning & History

Derived from the medieval state of RUS and land meaning "country, state". This is the German and Norwegian name for Russia.
Other Languages & CulturesRasiya, Rus'(Belarusian) Rusiya(Bulgarian) Rusija(Croatian) Rusko(Czech) Rus, Rusland(Danish) Roes, Rusland(Dutch) Rus, Russia(English) Russie(French) Rosia(Greek) Russia(Italian) Russia(Late Roman) Rosja, Ruś(Polish) Rússia(Portuguese) Rusia(Romanian) Rossiya, Rus(Russian) Rusija(Serbian) Rusko(Slovak) Rusia(Spanish) Rus, Ryssland(Swedish) Rusiya(Tajik) Rosiya, Rus(Ukrainian)
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