Mordvin

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Mordvin

(ˈmɔːdvɪn)
npl -vin or -vins
1. (Peoples) a member of a Finnish people of the middle Volga region, living chiefly in the Mordvinian Republic
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family
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Noun1.Mordvin - a member of the agricultural people living in the central Volga provinces of European 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.Mordvin - the Finnic language spoken by the Mordvinians
Volgaic - a group of Finnic languages spoken around the Volga river