Definition of Troika

1. Noun. A Russian carriage pulled by three horses abreast.

Generic synonyms: Carriage, Equipage, Rig



2. Noun. The cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one.

3. Noun. A modern Russian triumvirate.
Generic synonyms: Triumvirate

Definition of Troika

1. Noun. A Russian carriage drawn by a team of three horses abreast. ¹

2. Noun. A party of three. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Troika

1. a Russian carriage [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Troika

trogloditic
troglodyte
troglodytes
troglodytic
troglodytical
troglophile
troglophiles
troglotrematidae
trogon
trogonoid
trogons
trogs
trogtalite
trogue
trogues
troika (current term)
troikas
troilisms
troilist
troilists
troilite
troilites
troilus
troiluses
trois
trojan
troke
troked
trokes

Literary usage of Troika

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1. The Merv Oasis: Travels and Adventures East of the Caspian During the Years by Edmund O'Donovan (1882)
"Trebizond to Batoum—Poti—Delays in landing—Rion river—Turcoman pilgrims—Railroad—Tiflis—Life in Tiflis—Travelling by troika—Description of vehicle—Easterly ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... there became famous "Moroz Krasnyi Noz" (Red-nosed Frost), a personification of the Russian winter, "troika", and "The Sons of the Peasants' , in his ..."

3. Through Asia by Sven Anders Hedin (1899)
"The greater number of the inhabitants were Sart merchants, who come there periodically : HARNESSING A troika to barter with the Kirghiz. ..."

4. Through Siberia, the Land of the Future by Fridtjof Nansen (1914)
"... troika: Broad roads: Unsafe conditions, thieves: Arrival at Krasnoyarsk : Hospitable reception : The town and neighbourhood: An easy method of ferrying ..."

5. Sixteen Years in Siberia: Some Experiences of a Russian Revolutionist by Lev Grigorʹevich Deĭch, Helen Chisholm (1903)
"... BY THE VOLGA AND THE KAMA — EKATERINBURG —ON THE troika—"TO EUROPE, TO ASIA" THE spring of 1885 came, and we began to make ready for our long journey. ..."

6. Angola Unravels: The Rise and Fall of the Lusaka Peace Process by Alex Vines, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1999)
"To the Observing troika (Portugal, Russia, and the United States) and the UN's Committee of Friends for Angola (China, Cote D'lvoire, France, Gabon, Russia, ..."

7. Angola: Arms Trade and Violations of the Laws of War Since the 1992 by Arms Project (Human Rights Watch), Human Rights Watch/Africa (1994)
"The Observing troika (Portugal, Russia, United States) Human Rights Watch recommends that Portugal, Russia and the US as mediators in the peace process ..."

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