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Great Russian

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noun
  1. a member of the main stock of the Russian people, dwelling chiefly in the northern or central parts of the Russian Federation in Europe.
  2. the Russian language, excluding Ukrainian and Byelorussian.
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Origin of Great Russian

First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for great russian

Great Russian

noun
  1. linguistics the technical name for Russian Compare Belarussian, Ukrainian
  2. a member of the chief East Slavonic people of Russia
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adjective
  1. of or relating to this people or their language
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