Belarus

geographical name
Be·​la·​rus | \ ˌbē-lə-ˈrüs How to pronounce Belarus (audio) , ˌbye-lə-\

Definition of Belarus

landlocked country of north central Europe; capital Minsk area 80,154 square miles (207,599 square kilometers), population 9,468,100

Note: Under the name Belorussia, Belarus was a constituent republic of the U.S.S.R. from 1919 to 1991.

Other Words from Belarus

Belarusan \ ˌbē-​lə-​ˈrü-​sən How to pronounce Belarusan (audio) , ˌbye-​lə-​ \ adjective or noun
Belarusian \ ˌbē-​lə-​ˈrü-​sē-​ən How to pronounce Belarusian (audio) , -​ˈrə-​shən , ˌbye-​lə-​ \ or Belarussian \ ˌbē-​lə-​ˈrə-​shən How to pronounce Belarussian (audio) , ˌbye-​lə-​ \ adjective or noun

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