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Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

geographical name

Definition of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

  1. country 1922–91 E Europe & N Asia bordering on the Arctic & Pacific oceans & Baltic & Black seas; a union of 15 constituent republics ∗ Moscow area 8,649,512 square miles (22,402,236 square kilometers)



Variants of union of soviet socialist republics

or Soviet Union

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