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 (tə-vär′ĭch, -ĭsh) or to·va·rish (-ĭsh)
A comrade.

[Russian tovarishch, from Old Russian tovarishchĭ, sing. of tovarishchi, business associates, from Old Turkic tavar ishchi, businessman, merchant : tavar, wealth, trade + ishchi, one who works (from ish, work, business).]
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Noun1.tovarich - a comrade (especially in Russian communism)tovarich - a comrade (especially in Russian communism)
Russia, Soviet Union, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR - 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
companion, comrade, familiar, fellow, associate - a friend who is frequently in the company of another; "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"
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