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

First recorded in 1885–90
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Great Russian

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