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  • proper n. The name for a constitutionally socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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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

Etymologies

Short form of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Wiktionary)

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