HyperDic: russia

English > 4 senses of the word Russia:
NOUNlocationRussia, Soviet Union, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSRa former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia
locationRussia, Soviet Russia, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republicformerly the largest Soviet Socialist Republic in the USSR occupying eastern Europe and northern Asia
locationRussiaa former empire in eastern Europe and northern Asia created in the 14th century with Moscow as the capital
locationRussia, Russian Federationa federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia
Russia > pronunciation
Soundsrah'shah
Rhymesacacia ... Xhosa: 16 rhymes with shah...
English > Russia: 4 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia and others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991.
SynonymsSoviet Union, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR
Instance ofcountry, state, landThe territory occupied by a nation
Part ofEurasiaThe land mass formed by the continents of Europe and Asia
PartsCaspian, Caspian SeaA large saltwater lake between Iran and Russia fed by the Volga River
Soviet Russia, Russia, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republicformerly the largest Soviet Socialist Republic in the USSR occupying eastern Europe and northern Asia
Soviet Socialist RepublicOne of the states that formerly made up the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (1922-1991)
Region ofRussianThe Slavic language that is the official language of Russia
Russian Revolution, February RevolutionThe revolution against the czarist government which led to the abdication / abdication of Nicholas II and the creation of a provisional government in March 1917
Russian Revolution, October RevolutionThe coup d'etat by the Bolsheviks under Lenin in November 1917 that led to a period of civil war which ended in victory for the Bolsheviks in 1922
Stern, Isaac SternUnited States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
balaganA word for chaos or fiasco borrowed from modern Hebrew (where it is a loan word from Russian)
kolkhozA collective farm owned by the communist state
kvassfermented beverage resembling beer but made from rye or barley
pirogi, piroshki, pirozhkismall fruit or meat turnover baked or fried
razbliutoThe sentimental feeling you have about someone you once loved but no longer do
steppeextensive plain without trees (associated with eastern Russia and Siberia)
svoboda(Russia) freedom
tovarich, tovarischA comrade (especially in Russian communism)
SpanishRusia, Unión de Repúblicas Socialistas Soviéticas, Unión Soviética, URSS
CatalanRússia, Unió Soviètica, URSS
AdjectivesRussianof or pertaining to or characteristic of Russia or its people or culture or language
English > Russia: 4 senses > noun 2, location
Meaningformerly the largest Soviet Socialist Republic in the USSR occupying eastern Europe and northern Asia.
SynonymsSoviet Russia, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic
Instance ofSoviet Socialist RepublicOne of the states that formerly made up the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (1922-1991)
MembersCheremis, Cheremiss, MariA member of a rural Finnish people living in eastern Russia
Ingrian, Inger, IngermanA member of western Finnish people formerly living in the Baltic province where Saint Petersburg was built
KomiA member of a Finnish people living in the northwestern Urals in Russia
Mordva, Mordvin, MordvinianA member of the agricultural people living in the central Volga provinces of European Russia
RussianA native or inhabitant of Russia
Veps, Vepse, VepsianA member of a Finnish people of Russia
Vogul, MansiA member of a nomadic people of the northern Urals
Part ofEurasiaThe land mass formed by the continents of Europe and Asia
Soviet Union, Russia, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSRA former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia
Region ofBorodinoNapoleon defeated the Russians in 1812 in a pitched battle at a village in western Russia west of Moscow, but irreparably weakened / weakened his army
SpanishRusia, Rusia soviética
CatalanRússia
English > Russia: 4 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA former empire in eastern Europe and northern Asia created in the 14th century with Moscow as the capital; powerful in the 17th and 18th centuries under Peter the Great and Catherine the Great when Saint Petersburg was the capital; overthrown by revolution in 1917.
Instance ofempire, imperiumThe domain ruled by an emperor or empress
Part ofEurasiaThe land mass formed by the continents of Europe and Asia
PartsMuscovyA Russian principality in the 13th to 16th centuries
Region ofAlexander I, Czar Alexander I, Aleksandr PavlovichThe czar of Russia whose plans to liberalize the government of Russia were unrealized because of the wars with Napoleon (1777-1825)
Alexander II, Czar Alexander II, Alexander the LiberatorThe son of Nicholas I who, as czar of Russia, introduced reforms that included limited emancipation of the serfs (1818-1881)
Alexander III, Czar Alexander IIIson of Alexander II who was czar of Russia (1845-1894)
Nicholas I, Czar Nicholas Iczar of Russia from 1825 to 1855 who led Russia into the Crimean War (1796-1855)
czar, tsar, tzarA male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
SpanishRusia
CatalanRússia
AdjectivesRussianof or pertaining to or characteristic of Russia or its people or culture or language
English > Russia: 4 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningA federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state.
SynonymRussian Federation
InstancesAsian RussiaThe Russia that is part of Asia
Instance ofcountry, state, landThe territory occupied by a nation
Member ofCommonwealth of Independent States, CISAn alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
Part ofEurasiaThe land mass formed by the continents of Europe and Asia
PartsAmur, Amur River, Heilong Jiang, HeilongAn Asian river between China and Russia
AstrakhanA city in southwestern Russia on the delta of the Volga River
Chechnya, Chechenia, Chechen RepublicAn autonomous republic in southwestern Russia in the northern Caucasus Mountains bordering on Georgia
ChelyabinskA city in the Asian part of Russia
CherepovetsA city of east central Russia to the north of Moscow
Dnieper, Dnieper RiverA river that rises in Russia near Smolensk and flowing south through Belarus and Ukraine to empty into the Black Sea
Don, Don RiverA European river in southwestern Russia
European RussiaThe part of Russia that is part of Europe
Grozny, GroznyyThe capital of Chechnya in southwestern Russia
KalugaA city of central Russia to the south of Moscow
KareliaA region in Finland and Russia between the Gulf of Finland and the White Sea
KazanAn industrial city in the European part of Russia
KhabarovskAn administrative territory in Russia on the eastern coast of Siberia
Kola PeninsulaA peninsula in northwestern Russia projecting eastward between the Barents Sea and the White Sea
KurskA city of southwestern Russia
Lake Ilmen, IlmenA lake in northwestern Russia
Lake Ladoga, LadogaA lake in northwestern Russia to the north of St. Petersburg
Lake Onega, Onegalake in northwestern Russia near the border with Finland
Moscow, capital of the Russian Federation, Russian capitalA city of central European Russia
MurmanskA port city in northwestern Russia on the Kola Peninsula
NalchikA city in southwestern Russia in a valley of the Caucasus Mountains
Neva, Neva RiverA river in northwestern Russia flowing generally west into the Gulf of Finland
Nizhnyi Novgorod, Nizhni Novgorod, Gorki, Gorky, GorkiyAn industrial city in the European part of Russia
Novaya Zemlya, Nova ZemblaTwo islands in the Arctic Ocean belonging to Russia
NovgorodA city in northwestern Russia on the Volkhov River
NovosibirskA city in the Asian part of Russia on the Ob river
OmskA city in the Asian part of Russia
Perm, MolotovA city in the European part of Russia
Rostov, Rostov on Don, Rostov na DonuA seaport on the Don River near the Sea of Azov in the European part of Russia
SaratovAn industrial city in the European part of Russia
SiberiaA vast Asian region of Russia
SmolenskA city in western Russia on the Dnieper River
St. Petersburg, Leningrad, Peterburg, Petrograd, Saint PetersburgA city in the European part of Russia
Tien Shan, Tyan ShanA major mountain range of central Asia
UfaA city in the European part of Russia
Urals, Ural MountainsA mountain range in western Russia extending from the Arctic to the Caspian Sea
Vetluga, Vetluga RiverA river in central Russia
VladivostokA seaport in the Asian part of Russia
Volga, Volga RiverA Russian river
Volgograd, Stalingrad, TsaritsynA city in the European part of Russia on the Volga
Volkhov, Volkhov RiverA river in northwestern Russia flowing generally north into Lake Ladoga
Region ofForeign Intelligence Service, Sluzhba Vneshney Razvedki, SVRRussia's intelligence service responsible / responsible for foreign / foreign operations, intelligence-gathering and analysis, and the exchange of intelligence information
SpanishFederación Rusa, Rusia, Russia
CatalanRusia, Rússia
AdjectivesRussianof or pertaining to or characteristic of Russia or its people or culture or language

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