noun Rus·sian \ˈrə-shən\

: a person born, raised, or living in Russia

: a person whose family is from Russia

: the language of the Russian people

Full Definition of RUSSIAN

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
:  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
Rus·sian·ness \-nəs\ noun

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Rhymes with RUSSIAN


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