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Russia appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Red now, Asia is sure Russia is a wonder.
  • Party as samurais surf Russia… rum assay trap!
  • Aha, is surf or a stasis sad as a sad-ass is a tsar of Russia?… ha!
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Definition of the noun russia

What does russia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • russia: russias
  • Russia: -

  1. 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
  2. formerly the largest Soviet Socialist Republic in the USSR occupying eastern Europe and northern Asia
  3. a former empire in eastern Europe and northern Asia created in the 14th century with Moscow as the capital; powerful in the 17th and 18th centuries under Peter the Great and Catherine the Great when Saint Petersburg was the capital; overthrown by revolution in 1917
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • instance of: empire / imperium = the domain ruled by an emperor or empress
    • part of: Eurasia = the land mass formed by the continents of Europe and Asia
    • part: Muscovy = a Russian principality in the 13th to 16th centuries
  4. a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state


  1. Russia, also officially known as the Russian Federation, is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk and the US state of Alaska across the Bering Strait. At 17,075,400 square kilometres, Russia is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. Russia is also the world's ninth most populous nation with 143 million people as of 2012. Extending across the entirety of northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans nine time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms.
    • also known as Россия, Russian Federation, Орда
    • founded on (24 years ago)
    • part of Eurasia
    • read more about Russia (country)
  2. Russia is a village in Loramie Township, Shelby County, Ohio, United States. The population was 640 at the 2010 census. The correct local pronunciation is "roo-shee", with the emphasis on the first syllable.
  3. Russia is a town in Herkimer County, New York, United States. The population was 2,587 at the 2010 census.

There are other places with in their name, like New Russia, White Russia, Little Russia, Soviet Russia, European Russia, Russia Township, Tsardom of Russia, New Russia Township, Millennium of Russia, Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia and Peoples' Friendship University of Russia.


  1. Russia is a musical artist.
  2. Russia a.k.a. Destini McCullough is an actor.

There are other people with in their name, like Russia Hardy, Anna of Russia, Alexis of Russia, Ivan V of Russia, Paul I of Russia, Ivan IV of Russia, Ivan VI of Russia, Feodor I of Russia, Ivan III of Russia, Peter II of Russia and many others.


  1. Russia is a musical group.
    • album: "Songs from Russia"
  2. Russia a.k.a. RÜSSIA is a musical group, webpage.
    • members:
    • album: "Bad Doubts"

There are other groups with in their name, like Mr. Russia, Russia Heat, Admiralty Navy Band of Russia, National Philharmonic of Russia and State Symphony Capella of Russia.


Russia was a hardy Australian bred Thoroughbred racehorse who won the 1946 Melbourne Cup and other staying races.

  • born in (76 years ago)


Russia is a fictional character from Japanese webcomic Hetalia.

  • also known as ロシア


  1. "Russia" a.k.a. "Russia!" is a musical album of Paul Hill Chorale.
  2. "Russia" is a composition.
  3. "Russia" is a musical album of Frank Allison & the Odd Sox.
    • released in (21 years ago)


  1. "Russia" is a book by Anthony Arnove.
    • subjects: International relations, Politics, Political Science
  2. "Russia" is a book by Harrison Salisbury.
  3. "Russia" is a book by William Habberton.
    • also known as "Russia; the story of a nation"
  4. "Russia" is a book by Charles W. Thayer.
  5. "Russia" is written by Sergei Yesenin.
    • released in (102 years ago)

There are many other writings with this title.


"Russia" is a 1972 documentary film directed by Theodore Holcomb and Kira Muratova.


  1. Russia a.k.a. The Russia national football team represents Russia in association football and is controlled by the Russian Football Union, the governing body for football in Russia. Russia's home grounds are Luzhniki Stadium and Lokomotiv Stadium in Moscow, and Petrovsky Stadium in St. Petersburg. Their current manager is Fabio Capello.
    • also known as Russia Mens National Football Team, Russia Men's National Football Team, Russia Football Team, Russia Mens Football Team, Russia Men's Football Team, Russia Mens National Soccer Team, Russia National Soccer Team, Russia Men's National Soccer Team, Russia Soccer Team, Russia Mens Soccer Team, Russia Men's Soccer Team, Russian Team, Sbornaya
    • official website:
  2. Russia a.k.a. Daasanach Language: Daasanach is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken by the Daasanach in Ethiopia and Kenya whose homeland is along the Lower Omo River and on the shores of Lake Turkana.
  3. Russia is a TV Mini-series.
  4. Russia a.k.a. RUSSIA! is an exhibition.

Phrases with Russia

  1. russia leather
  2. asian russia
  3. Black Russia
  4. Mother Russia
  5. soviet russia
  6. european russia

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Russia

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Google previewFrom the Eye of My Mind (2012)

by TGC Prasad

'Russia is a riddle wrapped in ...

Google previewManager-Subordinate Trust (2013)

A Global Perspective by Pablo Cardona, Michael J. Morley

Russia is a federative state consisting of 83 constituent entities of the Federation. Russia is a very cosmopolitan country. Among the 83 constituent entities of the Federation, there are 23 with official languages other than Russian, which is ...

Google previewThe Rise of Russia (2014)

by Malcolm E. Crawford

Yet Russia is poorly understood by the West and perhaps Churchill's words ring truer now than ever: “Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” Occupying eleven time zones, Russia is the largest country in the world.

Google previewRussia's Foreign Security Policy in the 21st Century (2010)

Putin, Medvedev and Beyond by Marcel De Haas

China just like Russia is a leading member state of the SCO, and India has an observer status with this organization. In BRIC the 'troika'

Google previewS&T Strategies of Six Countries: (2010)

Implications for the United States by Committee on Global Science and Technology Strategies and Their Effect on U.S. National Security, Committee on Global Science and Technology Strategies, Standing Committee on Technology Insight-Gauge, Evaluate & Review, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council

Russia is a physically expansive country with great resource wealth, high regard for education, and high levels of...

Geographically, Russia is the largest country in the world, measuring 17.1 million square kilometers, and spans 11 time zones.

Google previewShrimp and Spey Flies for Salmon and Steelhead (2001)

by Chris Mann, Robert Gillespie

Russia is a special case as its history of salmon fly fishing is very recent. Flies from...

Google previewCross-border Oil and Gas Pipelines and the Role of the Transit Country (2016)

Economics, Challenges and Solutions by E. Omonbude

Russia is the least-cost option, given its extensive existing pipeline network and relative accessibility to European buyers. Iran is the next best economic alternative. This makes the Georgia–Turkey route the most expensive option. The choice ...

Google previewGeopolitics: A Very Short Introduction (2014)

by Klaus Dodds

Second, Russia is a distinctive Euro-Asian territory, with its own particular form of state and society. Finally, Russia, like Britain, is a 'bridge', in this case between Europe and Asia. At certain times, a particular geopolitical tradition might be ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of a Life in Russia (2013)

by José Manuel Prieto

russia has the greatest reserve of timber-yielding trees in the world . . .” We read this and other facts of much interest in the pages of The Russian Forest, a novel by Л. Ле нов [l. leonov] that is as heavy as a wooden tenpin. in spring, immense ...

Google previewElgar Encyclopedia of Comparative Law, Second Edition (2012)

by J. M. Smits

Russia also is a 'social State whose policy is directed towards the creation of conditions ensuring a life of dignity and the free development of man' (Art. 7). These formulations, and others like them, are unique in more than a millennium of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Monasticism (2013)

by William M. Johnston

Eastern Christian Orthodox Monasticism: Byzantine Orthodox Monasticism: Slavic Philokalia Pilgrimages, Christian: Eastern Europe Pilgrimages, Christian: Near East Romania Russia: History Russia: Recent Changes Russia: Sites Western ...

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Small photo of Russia, St. Petersburg, May, 23, 2018: city pointers, FIFA 2018Small photo of July 5, 2009. Kaluga region, Russia. Central Russia summer landscape.Small photo of Traditional Russian wooden church of the Resurrection from village of Patakino. The monument of Russian wooden architecture of the late XVIII century. Golden Ring Of Russia. Suzdal. Russia.Small photo of Moscow, Russia - November 11, 2017. Argentina national football team captain Lionel Messi during international test match against Russia in Moscow.Small photo of Old courtyard in St. Petersburg, RussiaSmall photo of Russia flag waving on white backgroundSmall photo of Russia flag waving on white background More...

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Sign language

"Russia" in international sign language

Quotes about Russia

Russia, O my Russia, hail!
Steeds as tempests flying,
Howling of the distant wolves,
Eagles high, shrill crying!
Hail, my Russia, hail! Hail high!
Hail thy green forests proud,
Hail thy silvery nightingales,
Hail Steppes and wind and cloud! (Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy)
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Scrabble value of R1U1S1S1I1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of RUSSIA

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