White Russian



a Russian who fought against the Bolsheviks in the Russian Revolution.
a cocktail of vodka, cream, and Kahlúa or crème de cacao.

Origin of White Russian

First recorded in 1865–70
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Historical Examples of white russian

  • Clara remained in the White-Russian town two days longer than her parents.

  • Afanasief states that in White-Russian traditions Perun is tall and well-shaped, with black hair and a long golden beard.

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British Dictionary definitions for white russian

White Russian

adjective, noun

another term for Belarussian
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