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 (ro͞o-thē′nē-ən, -thēn′yən)
Of or relating to Ruthenia, the Ruthenians, or their language or culture.
1. A native or inhabitant of Ruthenia.
2. The variety of Ukrainian used by the Ruthenians.
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1. (Peoples) of or relating to Ruthenia, its people, or their dialect of Ukrainian
2. (Placename) of or relating to Ruthenia, its people, or their dialect of Ukrainian
3. (Languages) of or relating to Ruthenia, its people, or their dialect of Ukrainian
4. (Languages) a dialect of Ukrainian
5. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Ruthenia
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(ruˈθi ni ən, -ˈθin yən)
1. Rusin.
2. of or pertaining to Ruthenia or its inhabitants.
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