Volost
Volost Vo"lost, n. [Russ. volost'.] In the greater part of Russia, a division for local government consisting of a group of mirs, or village communities; a canton. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Vólost — (en ruso: волость) era una subdivisión administrativa tradicional de Europa Oriental. En la historia antigua de los eslavos orientales, el vólost era el nombre del territorio gobernado por el kniaz, un principado; tanto como gobernante absoluto o …   Wikipedia Español

  • Volost — or volost was a traditional administrative subdivision in Eastern Europe.In earlier East Slavic history, volost was a name for the territory ruled by the knyaz; either as an absolute ruler or with varying degree of autonomy from the Velikiy Knyaz …   Wikipedia

  • volost — [vō′läst΄] n. [Russ volost ] 1. former a small administrative district of peasants in czarist Russia 2. a rural soviet in the Soviet Union …   English World dictionary

  • volost — /voh leuhst/, n. 1. (formerly) a small administrative peasant division in Russia. 2. a rural soviet. [ < Russ vólost ; ORuss volosti region, state, authority, c. OCS vlasti sovereignty, power, authority, deriv. of Slavic *vald rule, c. Lith… …   Universalium

  • volost — vo•lost [[t]ˈvoʊ ləst[/t]] n. 1) why (formerly) a small administrative peasant division in Russia 2) why a rural soviet • Etymology: 1885–90; < Russ vólost ; ORuss volostĭ region, state, authority, c. OCS vlastĭ sovereignty, power, der. of… …   From formal English to slang

  • volost — <rus.> İnqilabdan əvvəlki Rusiyada və rayonlaşmadan əvvəl SSRİ də qəzanın tərkibinə daxil olan kiçik inzibati ərazi vahidi. 15 il bir dabana mən bu volostda can qoymuşam. S. R.. Kiçik zabit Prişibeyev, siz volost yüzbaşısı Alyapovu,… …   Azərbaycan dilinin izahlı lüğəti

  • volost — /voh leuhst/, n. 1. (formerly) a small administrative peasant division in Russia. 2. a rural soviet. [ < Russ vólost ; ORuss volosti region, state, authority, c. OCS vlasti sovereignty, power, authority, deriv. of Slavic *vald rule, c. Lith… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pechengskaya Volost — (Russian: Печенгская волость) was an administrative division (a volost) of Kemsky and later Kolsky Uyezd of Arkhangelsk Governorate of the Russian Empire, which existed in 1866–1868, and then in 1871–1921.[1] It was established in 1866 when… …   Wikipedia

  • Veps National Volost — (Russian: Вепсская национальная волость, Vepsskaya natsionalnaya volost; Veps: Vepsän rahvahaline volost’) was a municipal autonomy (a volost) of North Vepses in Prionezhsky District of the Republic of Karelia, Russia. The autonomy was… …   Wikipedia

  • Novozerskaya Volost — (Russian: Новозерская волость) was an administrative division (a volost) of Alexandrovsky (Murmansky) Uyezd of Arkhangelsk Governorate and then of Murmansk Governorate of the Russian SFSR.[1] The volost was established on April 7, 1921 on… …   Wikipedia

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