This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word rus
the medieval Russian state established by Scandinavian traders in the 9th century; the capital was first in Novgorod and then in Kiev
A person from Rus.
A people made up of Scandinavian warrior merchants who travelled Eastern European river-roads from the eighth century, and whose settlements around Kiev and the Dnieper gave rise to the Russian principalities.
Any of the medieval East Slavic principalities ruled by this class, especially Kievan Rus.
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Origin: From Русь, from Русь, and Ῥῶς. Compare Russ, and see further .