Byelorussia


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Bye·lo·rus·sia

 (byĕl′ō-rŭsh′ə)
Byel′o·rus′sian adj. & n.

Byelorussia

or

Byelorussian Republic

n
(Placename) a variant spelling of Belarus

Be•lo•rus•sia

(ˌbyɛl əˈrʌʃ ə, ˌbɛl ə-)

n.
a former name of Belarus. Also, Byelorussia. Former official name, Belorus′sian So′viet So′cialist Repub′lic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Byelorussia - a landlocked republic in eastern EuropeByelorussia - a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet
CIS, Commonwealth of Independent States - an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
capital of Belarus, Minsk - the capital of Belarus and of the Commonwealth of Independent States
Gomel, Homel, Homyel - industrial city of Belarus to the southeast of Minsk
Pinsk - a city of southwestern Belarus
Lubavitch - a town in Belarus that was the center of the Chabad movement for a brief period during the 19th century
Dnieper, Dnieper River - a river that rises in Russia near Smolensk and flowing south through Belarus and Ukraine to empty into the Black Sea
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
Belorussian, Byelorussian, White Russian - a native or inhabitant of Byelorussia
Translations

Byelorussia

[ˌbjeləʊˈrʌʃə] NBielorrusia f

Byelorussia

[ˌbɛləʊˈrʌʃə ˌbjɛləʊˈrʌʃə] nBiélorussie f

Byelorussia

nWeißrussland nt

Byelorussia

[ˌbjɛləʊˈrʌʃə] nBielorussia
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While Russia, before the current crisis, had a 9 percent decline in industry, and the previous year Russia had zero growth, Byelorussia the same year had 10 percent growth.
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