Russian

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noun Rus·sian \ˈrə-shən\

Definition of Russian

  1. 1a :  a native or inhabitant of Russiab :  a member of the dominant Slavic-speaking ethnic group of Russiac :  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

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Russianness

play \-nəs\ noun

1538

First Known Use of russian

1538


RUSSIAN Defined for English Language Learners

Russian

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noun Rus·sian \ˈrə-shən\

Definition of Russian for English Language Learners

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

  • : a person whose family is from Russia

  • : the language of the Russian people



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