Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic

[ ruhsh-uhn soh-vee-it fed-uh-rey-tid soh-shuh-list ri-puhb-lik ]
/ ˈrʌʃ ən ˈsoʊ viˌɪt ˈfɛd əˌreɪ tɪd ˈsoʊ ʃə lɪst rɪˈpʌb lɪk /

noun

former name (1918–91) of the Russian Federation. Abbreviation: RSFSR, R.S.F.S.R.

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