troika


troi·ka

noun \ˈtri-kə\

: a group of three people, things, countries, etc.

Full Definition of TROIKA

1
:  a Russian vehicle drawn by three horses abreast; also :  a team for such a vehicle
2
:  a group of three; especially :  an administrative or ruling body of three

Examples of TROIKA

  1. A troika of countries signed the agreement.

Origin of TROIKA

Russian troĭka, from troe three; akin to Old English thrīe three
First Known Use: 1842

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