Cheremiss


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Cheremiss

(ˌtʃɛərəˈmɪs; -ˈmiːs; ˈtʃɛərəˌmɪs; -ˌmiːs) or

Cheremis

npl -miss or -mis
1. (Peoples) a member of an Ugrian people of the Volga region, esp of the Mari El Republic
2. (Languages) Also called: Mari the language of this people, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family
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Noun1.Cheremiss - a member of a rural Finnish people living in eastern Russia
Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic, Soviet Russia, Russia - formerly the largest Soviet Socialist Republic in the USSR occupying eastern Europe and northern Asia
Russian - a native or inhabitant of Russia
2.Cheremiss - the Finnic language spoken by the Cheremis
Volgaic - a group of Finnic languages spoken around the Volga river