Soviet Socialist Republics

(SSRs)
   See Union Republics.

Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation. . 2010.

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  • Union of Soviet Socialist Republics — noun 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 (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑Soviet …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Union of Soviet Socialist Republics — former country in E Europe & N Asia, extending from the Arctic Ocean to the Black Sea & from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific: formed in 1922 as a union of fifteen constituent republics, it was disbanded in 1991: 8,649,000 sq mi (22,401,000 sq km);… …   English World dictionary

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  • Union of Soviet Socialist Republics — or Soviet Union geographical name country 1922 91 E Europe & N Asia bordering on the Arctic & Pacific oceans & Baltic & Black seas; a union of 15 constituent republics capital Moscow area 8,649,512 square miles (22,402,236 square kilometers) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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