Definition of Muscovy

1. Noun. A Russian principality in the 13th to 16th centuries; Moscow was the capital.

Generic synonyms: Princedom, Principality
Group relationships: Russia



Definition of Muscovy

1. Proper noun. The Russian territory around and ruled from Moscow by grand princes until it became the nucleus of a united Russia, which its dynasty ruled first as czars (kings) from Moscow, later as emperors from Saint Petersburg ¹

2. Noun. Muscovy duck ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Muscovy Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Muscovy Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Muscovy

Muscatian
Muscatians
Muscicapa
Muscicapa grisola
Muscicapa striata
Muscicapidae
Muscivora
Muscivora-forficata
Muscogee
Muscogees
Muscoidea
Muscovian
Muscovians
Muscovite
Muscovites
Muscovy
Muscovy duck
Muscovy ducks
Muse
Muses
Musgoi
Musgu
Musial
Muskhogean
Muskhogean language
Muskogean
Muskogean language
Muskogee
Muskogees
Muskoka

Literary usage of Muscovy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Agriculturist (1847)
"THE French naturalists assert that the muscovy duck is a distinct species, ... The muscovy duck, it appears, is only found in a wild state in South America. ..."

2. Persian Letters by Charles de Secondat Montesquieu, John Davidson, Edouard de Beaumont (1892)
"They have subdued muscovy. Under the name of Turks, they have made immense conquests in Europe, Asia, and Africa; and they are the dominant power in these ..."

3. History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, from the Earliest Times Until the by Simon Dubnow (1916)
"THE ANTI-JEWISH ATTITUDE OF muscovy DUBING THE SIXTEENTH AND SEVENTEENTH CENTURIES The Empire of muscovy, shut oS from Western Europe by a Chinese—or, ..."

4. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"But meanwhile King James muscovy had interfered with an order forbid- Company ding him to leave the country. The foreigners were not to be allowed to have ..."

5. The White Messenger, and Other War Poems by Edith Matilda Thomas (1915)
""In muscovy no voice of bird Through all the Winter Year is heard.— In muscovy when comes the hour Of winter's loosed and broken power, Upon the instant, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Muscovy

Search for Muscovy on Dictionary.com!Search for Muscovy on Thesaurus.com!Search for Muscovy on Google!Search for Muscovy on Wikipedia!

Search