Rus definition

ro͝os
The medieval Russian state, established c. 862 by Scandinavian traders and warriors led by Rurik, who founded a dynasty at Novgorod. In 882 his successor moved the capital to Kiev, the center of Kievan Russia.
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Russian.
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Russia.
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Alternative form of Rus.
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Russian.
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(US) Rural Utilities Service.
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Abbreviation of Russian.
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Abbreviation of Russia.
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Abbreviation of Russian (language).
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Alternative form of Rus.
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Origin of rus

  • Russian Rus' from Old Russian Rusĭ group of Vikings, Rus Russian

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition