[ byel-oh-ruhsh-uh, bel-oh- ]
/ ˌbyɛl oʊˈrʌʃ ə, ˌbɛl oʊ- /
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Official name Be·la·rus [byel-uh-roos, bel‐] /ˌbyɛl əˈrus, ˌbɛl‐/ . a republic in eastern Europe, north of Ukraine: formerly a part of the Soviet Union. 80,154 sq. mi. (207,600 sq. km). Capital: Minsk.Formerly White Russian Soviet Socialist Republic, Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic.
a region in the western part of former czarist Russia.
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Also called White Rus·sia [wahyt-ruhsh-uh, hwahyt] /ˈwaɪt ˈrʌʃ ə, ˈʰwaɪt/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for Byelorussia
a variant spelling of Belarus
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