Soyuz

[ saw-yooz; Russian suh-yooz ]
/ ˈsɔ yuz; Russian sʌˈyuz /

noun

one of a series of Soviet spacecraft, carrying one, two, or three cosmonauts, who carried out scientific research and developed rendezvous and docking techniques: still used to ferry crews to Soviet space stations.

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Origin of Soyuz

From the Russian word Soyúz literally, union
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Soyuz
/ (sɔɪˈjʊz) /

noun

any of a series of Russian spacecraft used to ferry crew to and from space stations

Word Origin for Soyuz

C20: Russian: union
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