Definition of Soviet union

1. Noun. 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.

Definition of Soviet union

1. Proper noun. The name for a constitutionally socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soviet Union

Southey's tubes
Southwest Asia
Soviet KGB
Soviet Russia
Soviet Socialist Republic
Soviet Union
Soxhlet extractor
Soxhlet extractors
Sp1 kinase
Space Launch System
Space Shuttle

Literary usage of Soviet union

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

1. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran/Contra Affair by Lee H. Hamilton, Daniel K. Inouye (1995)
"ed by the State Department, the soviet union, Cuba, and Eastern Bloc ... (In addition to the soviet union and Cuba, Nicaragua is receiving aid from ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"But in the soviet union technical difficulties, lack of material, and the inadequacy of the first machines were additional factors. ..."

3. Scientists, Engineers, and Track-Two Diplomacy: A Half-Century of U.S by Glenn E. Schweitzer (2004)
"Henry Kissinger, In, with East-West political relations temporarily on the mend, the heads of state and then the foreign ministers of the soviet union, ..."

4. Fortress U.S.S.R.: The Soviet Strategic Defense Initiative and the U.S by William R. Van Cleave (1986)
"Critics charge that the US SDI program will only force the soviet union into a new "arms race" in ballistic missile defense and into ..."

5. Salyut: Soviet Steps Toward Permanent Human Presence in Space: A Technical (2008)
"Whereas the United States tends to advance from one space capability to the next by quantum leaps, the soviet union tends to modify and adapt technology ..."

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