Definition of Byelorussia
1. Noun. A landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet.
Group relationships: Cis, Commonwealth Of Independent States
Generic synonyms: European Country, European Nation
Terms within: Capital Of Belarus, Minsk, Gomel, Homel, Homyel, Pinsk, Lubavitch, Dnieper, Dnieper River
Group relationships: Europe
Member holonyms: Belorussian, Byelorussian, White Russian
Derivative terms: Belarusian
Lexicographical Neighbors of Byelorussia
Literary usage of Byelorussia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Worldwide Military Threats: Implications for U. S. Forces (1992)
"In addition, byelorussia and Ukraine would each have medium- and long-range bomber bases. All three of these republics would possess some tactical nuclear ..."
2. Nation Against State: A New Approach to Ethnic Conflicts and the Decline of by Gidon Gottlieb (1993)
"... to seek admission to the UN and to become members alongside the Soviet Union, Ukraine, and byelorussia. It is entirely possible that the treaty would ..."
3. Alexander Guchkov and the End of the Russian Empire by William Ewing Gleason (1983)
"... from byelorussia, the Ukraine, and Poland—all Russians—called for the creation of Orthodox electorates from their regions to insure Russian ..."