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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • 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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