Cossack: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kos'ak, -uk), [key]
— n.
  1. (esp. in czarist Russia) a person belonging to any of certain groups of Slavs living chiefly in the southern part of Russia in Europe and forming an elite corps of horsemen.
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