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Russian

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noun Rus·sian \ˈrə-shən\

Simple Definition of Russian

  • : a person born, raised, or living in Russia

  • : a person whose family is from Russia

  • : the language of the Russian people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Russian

  1. 1 a :  a native or inhabitant of Russia b :  a member of the dominant Slavic-speaking ethnic group of Russia c :  a person of Russian descent

  2. 2 :  a Slavic language of the Russian people spoken as a second language by many non-Russian ethnic groups of the Soviet Union and its successor states

Russian

adjective

Russianness

play \-nəs\ noun

1538

First Known Use of russian

1538


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