White Russian

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White Russian

a. A Belarusian.
b. The Belarusian language.
2. A cocktail consisting of vodka, a coffee liqueur, and milk or cream.

[Translation of Russian belorusskiĭ : belyĭ, white + russkiĭ, Russian. Sense 2, from the use of vodka in the cocktail .]

White Russian

adj, n
1. (Languages) another term for Belarussian
2. (Peoples) another term for Belarussian
3. (Placename) another term for Belarussian




(ˌbyɛl əˈrʌʃ ən, ˌbɛl ə-)
1. a native or inhabitant of Belarus.
2. an East Slavic language spoken in Belarus.
3. of or pertaining to Belarus or its inhabitants.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.White Russian - a native or inhabitant of ByelorussiaWhite Russian - a native or inhabitant of Byelorussia
Belarus, Belorussia, Byelarus, Byelorussia, Republic of Belarus, White Russia - a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
2.White Russian - a cocktail made with vodka, coffee liqueur, and milk or cream
cocktail - a short mixed drink
3.White Russian - the Slavic language spoken in Belarus
Slavic, Slavic language, Slavonic, Slavonic language - a branch of the Indo-European family of languages
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Dinner and additional beverages will be available for purchase including beer, wine, a White Russian signature cocktail, as well as non-alcoholic choices.
It was a multinational force made up of British, Canadians, Australians, French, Italians, Americans, Serbians, Finns and White Russians (a diverse group of anti-Bolshevik forces).
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With the tumultuous events of the revolution in Russia, many of the ambassadors of the Allied nations and their military liaison staffs had retreated north from Moscow and settled in the northern towns controlled by White Russian forces.
For students of Russian literature, of the White Russian diaspora and of Russia herself this will prove an invaluable volume.
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It is an absurd story of a handful of derring-do adventurers attempting to retrieve a cache of White Russian diamonds from deep in Soviet Russia.
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Made with a blend of coffee liqueur and essences of vanilla and hazelnut, the new offerings can be served over ice or as a twist on signature Kahlua cocktails, such as the Kahlua White Russian.
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