a Russian carriage pulled by three horses abreast
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
a modern Russian triumvirate
A Russian carriage drawn by a team of three horses abreast.
A party of three.
Origin: From тройка.
Troika is a committee consisting of three members. The word "troika" is the Russian collective noun for groups of three things.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
troi′ka, n. a Russian vehicle having three horses abreast. [Russ. troe, troi, three.]
The numerical value of troika in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of troika in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The troika will not push Greece out of the euro zone because of the risk of contagion.
The main reason for the protest is that the ECB is in the troika and the troika is responsible for the austerity policies that have pushed so many into poverty.
With all these kings they're appointing to the troika, nobody will be able to make decisions, a committee on a committee just won't work. You need a strong CEO.
Our protest is against the ECB, as a member of the troika, that, despite the fact that it is not democratically elected, hinders the work of the Greek government. We want the austerity politics to end, we want a loud but peaceful protest.
If Alexis Tsipras of the Greek left party Syriza thinks he can cut back the reform efforts and austerity measures, then the troika will have to cut back the credits for Greece, the times where we had to rescue Greece are over. There is no potential for political blackmail anymore. Greece is no longer of systemic importance for the euro.
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- troicaCatalan, Valencian
- τρόικα, τρίοGreek
- kolmikko, troikka, kolmivaljakkoFinnish
- три́о, тро́йкаRussian
- тројка, trojkaSerbo-Croatian
- troyka, üçlüTurkish
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