Associations to the word «Rus»


RUS, proper noun. A people made up of Scandinavian warrior merchants who travelled Eastern European river-roads from the eighth century, and whose settlements around Kiev and the Dnieper gave rise to the Russian principalities. [from 19th c.]
RUS, proper noun. The medieval East Slavic state established by these same warrior merchants in the 9th century, whose capital was first in Novgorod and then in Kiev; Kievan Rus.
RUS, proper noun. Any of the medieval East Slavic principalities ruled by this class, especially Kievan Rus.
RUS, noun. A person from Rus.
RUS, symbol. The ISO 3166-1 three-letter (alpha-3) code for Russia.
RUS, abbreviation. (US) Rural Utilities Service
RUS IN URBE, noun. Country in the city.

Dictionary definition

RUS, noun. The medieval Russian state established by Scandinavian traders in the 9th century; the capital was first in Novgorod and then in Kiev.

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