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
A troika of countries signed the agreement.
Origin and Etymology of troika
Russian troĭka, from troe three; akin to Old English thrīe three
First Known Use: 1842
TROIKA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of troika for English Language Learners
: a group of three people, things, countries, etc.
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