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troi·ka

 (troi′kə)
n.
1.
a. A Russian carriage drawn by a team of three horses abreast.
b. A team of three horses abreast.

[Russian troĭka, from troje, group of three; see trei- in Indo-European roots.]

troika

(ˈtrɔɪkə)
n
1. a Russian vehicle drawn by three horses abreast
2. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) three horses harnessed abreast
3. a triumvirate
[C19: from Russian, from troe three]

troi•ka

(ˈtrɔɪ kə)

n., pl. -kas.
1. a Russian carriage, wagon, or sleigh drawn by a team of three horses abreast.
2. a team of three horses driven abreast.
3. a ruling group of three; triumvirate.
4. any group of three.
[1835–45; < Russian tróĭka threesome, troika, derivative of tróe three (collective), akin to tri three]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.troika - a Russian carriage pulled by three horses abreasttroika - a Russian carriage pulled by three horses abreast
carriage, equipage, rig - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
2.troika - the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and onetroika - the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
3.troika - a modern Russian triumviratetroika - a modern Russian triumvirate  
triumvirate - a group of three men responsible for public administration or civil authority

troika

noun
A group of three individuals:
Translations
tróica

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