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Meaning of Byelorussia

Bye•lo•rus•sia

Pronunciation: (byel"ō-rush'u, bel"ō-), [key]
— n.
  1. Official name,Formerly,a republic in E Europe, N of Ukraine: formerly a part of the Soviet Union. 10,200,000; 80,154 sq. mi. (207,600 sq. km). Cap.: Minsk.
  2. a region in the W part of former czarist Russia.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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