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1538, from Template:ML. {{la|Russi||Russians}}.

Ultimately from Template:Gkm {{grc|Ρωσία}} (whence also {{ru|Росси́я||Russia}}) from an earlier (10th century) ethnonym {{grc|Ῥῶς}} (Arabic {{ar|رُوس}}, Template:Orv {{orv|Русь||Rus}}).

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  1. A country in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. The Country extends from the Gulf of Finland to the Pacific Ocean, and was part of the USSR from 1922 to 1991. Co-official name - Russian Federation, formerly the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR), Capital and largest city Moscow
  2. (ArticleshistoricalArticles, informal) The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (a very common name, although more formally Russia, the RSFSR, was one of several constituent republics of the USSR).
  3. (Articleshistorical) The Russian Empire.
  4. (ArticleshistoricalArticles, dated) Rus, the medieval East Slavic state.
  5. (ArticlesdatedArticles, countable) Any of several East Slavic states descended from the Rus, typically including Russia (Great Russia), Belarus (White Russia) and Ukraine (Little Russia or Kievan Russia).
    • 1842, George Eliot, "Letter to Cara Bray", Selections from George Eliot's letters, page 24:
      Or rather if I be attaining a better autocratship than that of the Emperor of all the Russias – the empire over self.
    • 1914, Russia and the Russian People
      Then there is White Russia and Red Russia, Great Russia and Little Russia, Russia of the Frozen North and Russia of the Far East — a Russia equally dangerous to every one of her neighbours .{{#invoke:String|rep| .|2}}

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Russia

  1. [[Russia#|Russia]]

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1538, from Template:ML. {{la|Russi||Russians}}. Ultimately from Template:Gkm {{grc|Ρωσία}}.

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  1. [[Russia#|Russia]]

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16th century latinization of Русь.

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  1. Russia

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