Origin of Russify
1860–65; russ(ian) + -ify; compare French russifier
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Examples from the Web for russification
Even here, however, Islam opposes a strong barrier to Russification.
The Treaty marks the end of the first stage in the Russification of Manchuria.The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)
John Holland Rose
Russian railroads in Manchuria were the well-selected tool for the Russification and final annexation of the province.Influences of Geographic Environment
Ellen Churchill Semple
But the efforts of the Finns to secure a modification of the Russification policy were quite fruitless.Bolshevism
During my wanderings in these northern provinces I have found villages in every stage of Russification.
- (tr) to cause to become Russian in character
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