Meaning of Russian
Pronunciation: (rush'un), [key]
- of or pertaining to Russia, its people, or their language.
- a native or inhabitant of Russia.
- a member of a Slavic people, the dominant ethnic group in the Russian Federation, whose historical homeland lies along the upper Volga and Oka rivers and adjacent areas.
- the Slavic language of this people, written in the Cyrillic alphabet: the official language of Russia or the Russian Federation. Abbr.: Russ, Russ.
- russian (Thesaurus)