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White Russian

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noun
  1. Byelorussian(def 2).
  2. a Russian who fought against the Bolsheviks in the Russian Revolution.
  3. Byelorussian(def 3).
  4. a cocktail of vodka, cream, and Kahlúa or crème de cacao.
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Origin of White Russian

First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for white russian

Historical Examples

  • Clara remained in the White-Russian town two days longer than her parents.

    The White Terror and The Red

    Abraham Cahan

  • Afanasief states that in White-Russian traditions Perun is tall and well-shaped, with black hair and a long golden beard.

    Demonology and Devil-lore

    Moncure Daniel Conway


British Dictionary definitions for white russian

White Russian

adjective, noun
  1. another term for Belarussian
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