Definitions for troikaˈtrɔɪ kə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

troi•kaˈtrɔɪ kə(n.)(pl.)-kas.

  1. a Russian carriage, wagon, or sleigh drawn by a team of three horses abreast.

    Category: Transportation

  2. a team of three horses driven abreast.

  3. a ruling group of three; triumvirate.

  4. any group of three.

Origin of troika:

1835–45; < Russ tróĭka threesome, troika, der. of tróe three (collective), akin to trithree

Princeton's WordNet

  1. troika(noun)

    a Russian carriage pulled by three horses abreast

  2. three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

  3. troika(noun)

    a modern Russian triumvirate

Wiktionary

  1. troika(Noun)

    A Russian carriage drawn by a team of three horses abreast.

  2. troika(Noun)

    A party of three.

  3. Origin: From тройка.

Freebase

  1. Troika

    Troika is a committee consisting of three members. The word "troika" is the Russian collective noun for groups of three things.

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