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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Un′ion of So′viet So′cialist Repub′lics(n.)

  1. a former federal union of 15 constituent republics, in E Europe and N Asia, comprising the larger part of the earlier Russian Empire: dissolved in December 1991. 8,650,069 sq. mi. (22,402,200 sq. km).

    Category: Geography (places)

    Ref: Cap.: Moscow. 1; Also called Soviet Union.; Abbr.: U.S.S.R., USSR

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Soviet Union, Russia, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR(noun)

    a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia and others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991


  1. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics(ProperNoun)

    A confederation of Communist states led by Russia from 1922 to 1991.

  2. Origin: Translation of Союз Советских Социалистических Республик


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