Belarus
Byelorussia Byelorussia n. a European country east of Poland, formerly a part of the Soviet Union. After the breakup of the Soviet Union the name was changed to {Belarus}.

Syn: Belarus, Belorussia, White Russia. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Belarus — [bel΄ə ro͞os′] country in central Europe: became independent upon the breakup of the U.S.S.R. (1991): 80,134 sq mi (207,546 sq km); pop. 10,152,000; cap. Minsk: formerly, Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic …   English World dictionary

  • Belarus — This article is about the country. For other uses, see Belarus (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

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  • Belarus — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Belarus <p></p> Background: <p></p> After seven decades as a constituent republic of the USSR, Belarus attained its independence in 1991. It has retained closer… …   The World Factbook

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  • Bélarus — Biélorussie Pour les articles homonymes, voir Belarus (homonymie). Рэспубліка Беларусь[1] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Belarus —    Estimated Gypsy population: 17,500; the census in 2000 counted 11,500. The main groups are Belarussian Roma and Haladitka. The first document referring to Gypsies on the territory of present day Belarus dates from 1501 when Earl Alexander of… …   Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

  • Belarus — noun a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet • Syn: ↑Republic of Belarus, ↑Byelarus, ↑Byelorussia, ↑Belorussia, ↑White Russia • Derivationally related forms: ↑Belarusian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Belarus — Das Wort Belarus bezeichnet: einen osteuropäischen Staat, siehe Weißrussland eine Traktorenmarke, siehe Minsker Traktorenwerke einen Radiosender, siehe Radio Belarus eine in den USA herausgegebene weißrussische Zeitung, siehe Belarus (Zeitung)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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