stanitsa

noun sta·nit·sa \stəˈnitsə\
variants: less commonly

stanitza

\stəˈnitsə\

Definition of stanitsa

plural

-s

  1. :  a village or administrative district in the Cossack regions of Russia

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Origin and Etymology of stanitsa

Russian stanitsa, diminutive of stan station, police district; akin to Sanskrit sthāna station, locality, district, tiṣṭhati he stands


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