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- abbr. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
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- proper n. Initialism of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
- proper n. Initialism of Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.
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- n. a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia and others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991
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