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or Rus'  (ro͞os)
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.

[Russian Rus', from Old Russian Rusĭ, group of Vikings, Rus; see Russian.]


abbreviation for
(Automotive Engineering) Russia (international car registration)


1. Russia.
2. Russian.
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Noun1.Rus - 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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In dying, I will say to those around me what Voltaire wrote to Piron: `Eo rus, and all will be over.
Belaya Rus will also introduce its proposals after this year's campaign.
The next race in the series is scheduled for Tuesday July 29 at the Otsego County Fair in Morris, NY, where RUS has been on the card in past years as well.
In patients with VUR, RUS is a cheap and non-invasive adjunct imaging modality to detect abnormal renal size, gross renal scarring, obstruction and the presence of hydronephrosis.
As for the cost to administer RUS programs such as the Broadband Loan Program, the spokesperson shared, "RUS receives a separate appropriation for salaries and expenses.
The company acquired PD Rus from Canadaa[euro](tm)s Fortress Mineral Corp for a total consideration of USD9.
Subsequent communications between PCCA and RUS show that contractors are not protected by a guarantee in the event loan holders are unable to pay for work performed and costs incurred.
Franklin categorizes the written remains of early Rus culture as primary, secondary, and tertiary writing and supplies an inventory of what has survived.
While the Rural Electrification Act authorizes RUS' lending only in rural areas, borrowers that receive RUS loans and loan guarantees serve not only rural areas but also highly populated metropolitan areas.
In order for Lucent BusinessPartners to sell Lucent products to RUS-funded service providers, the products need to be listed on the government's RUS schedule of product authorizations," said Mary P.
In 1325 his successor, Peter, confirmed as metropolitan of Kiev and all Rus by the patriarch of Constantinople, established permanent residence in Moscow - which was to prove a sorry decision for subsequent history.
The RUS is the legacy of the Rural Electrification Administration (REA), which was created to bring electricity and telephone service to rural areas across the country.