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English noun: Russia

1. Russia (location) a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia and others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991


SynonymsSoviet Union, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR


Instance hypernymcountry, land, state


Part holonymCaspian, Caspian Sea, Russia, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic, Soviet Russia, Soviet Socialist Republic


Part meronymEurasia


Domain region membersbalagan, February Revolution, Isaac Stern, kolkhoz, kvass, October Revolution, pirogi, piroshki, pirozhki, razbliuto, Russian, Russian Revolution, Russian Revolution, steppe, Stern, svoboda, tovarich, tovarisch

2. Russia (location) formerly the largest Soviet Socialist Republic in the USSR occupying eastern Europe and northern Asia


SynonymsRussian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic, Soviet Russia


Instance hypernymSoviet Socialist Republic


Part meronymEurasia, Russia, Soviet Union, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR


Member holonymCheremis, Cheremiss, Inger, Ingerman, Ingrian, Komi, Mansi, Mari, Mordva, Mordvin, Mordvinian, Russian, Veps, Vepse, Vepsian, Vogul


Domain region membersBorodino

3. Russia (location) a former empire in eastern Europe and northern Asia created in the 14th century with Moscow as the capital; powerful in the 17th and 18th centuries under Peter the Great and Catherine the Great when Saint Petersburg was the capital; overthrown by revolution in 1917


Instance hypernymempire, imperium


Part holonymMuscovy


Part meronymEurasia


Domain region membersAleksandr Pavlovich, Alexander I, Alexander II, Alexander III, Alexander the Liberator, czar, Czar Alexander I, Czar Alexander II, Czar Alexander III, Czar Nicholas I, Nicholas I, tsar, tzar

4. Russia (location) a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state


SynonymsRussian Federation


Instance hypernymcountry, land, state


Instance hyponymAsian Russia


Part holonymAmur, Amur River, Astrakhan, capital of the Russian Federation, Chechen Republic, Chechenia, Chechnya, Chelyabinsk, Cherepovets, Dnieper, Dnieper River, Don, Don River, European Russia, Gorki, Gorkiy, Gorky, Grozny, Groznyy, Heilong, Heilong Jiang, Ilmen, Kaluga, Karelia, Kazan, Khabarovsk, Kola Peninsula, Kursk, Ladoga, Lake Ilmen, Lake Ladoga, Lake Onega, Leningrad, Molotov, Moscow, Murmansk, Nalchik, Neva, Neva River, Nizhni Novgorod, Nizhnyi Novgorod, Nova Zembla, Novaya Zemlya, Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Onega, Perm, Peterburg, Petrograd, Rostov, Rostov na Donu, Rostov on Don, Russian capital, Saint Petersburg, Saratov, Siberia, Smolensk, St. Petersburg, Stalingrad, Tien Shan, Tsaritsyn, Tyan Shan, Ufa, Ural Mountains, Urals, Vetluga, Vetluga River, Vladivostok, Volga, Volga River, Volgograd, Volkhov, Volkhov River


Part meronymEurasia


Member meronymCIS, Commonwealth of Independent States


Domain region membersForeign Intelligence Service, Sluzhba Vneshney Razvedki, SVR









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