Russia vs Ob - What's the difference?
(en proper noun
A country in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. The Country extends from the Gulf of Finland to the Pacific Ocean, and was part of the USSR from 1922 to 1991. Co-official name - Russian Federation,'' formerly the ''Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic'' (RSFSR), Capital and largest city ''Moscow
(historical, informal) The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (a very common name, although more formally Russia, the RSFSR, was one of several constituent republics of the USSR).
(historical) The Russian Empire.
(historical, dated) Rus, the medieval East Slavic state.
(dated, countable) Any of several East Slavic states descended from the Rus, typically including Russia (Great Russia), Belarus (White Russia) and Ukraine (Little Russia or Kievan Russia).
*1842 , George Eliot, "Letter to Cara Bray", Selections from George Eliot's letters , page 24:
- Or rather if I be attaining a better autocratship than that of the Emperor of all the Russias – the empire over self.
* Black Russia
* Great Russia
* Kievan Russia
* Little Russia
* Mother Russia
* New Russia
* Russia calf
* Russia iron
* Russia leather
* Russia linen
* Russia mat
* Russia matting
* White Russia
From (etyl) '', abbreviation of ''obulus .
(historical) A halfpenny.
(archaic) An objection.
(genetics) The obese gene.