troika

noun troi·ka \ ˈtrȯi-kə \

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 in a Sentence

  1. A troika of countries signed the agreement.

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Origin and Etymology of troika

Russian troĭka, from troe three; akin to Old English thrīe three


TROIKA Defined for English Language Learners

troika

noun

Definition of troika for English Language Learners

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


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