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Russian

associated in some way with Russia.

Russian blue
a breed of cats with short, dense, silver-tipped blue-colored coat and vivid green eyes.
Russian heavy draft
heavy draft or milk Russian horse, usually chestnut, also brown or bay.
Russian rabbit
a breed of white domestic rabbit with black extremities.
Russian trotter
light horse bred by mating Orlov horse and American trotters; all coat colors.
Russian wolfhound
see borzoi.
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I asked her if she meant the two Russians who lived up by the big dog-town.
Though the artillery of the left wing of the Russians kept up a steady fire on this mass,--visible like a stain now black, now flaming, in the midst of the trackless snow,--this shot and shell seemed to the torpid creatures only one inconvenience the more.
But among the Bourgeoisie, the Vicomte de Troisville was a Russian general who had fought against France, and was now returning with a great fortune made at the court of Saint-Petersburg; he was a FOREIGNER; one of those ALLIES so hated by the liberals; the Abbe de Sponde had slyly negotiated this marriage.
It occurred to the Russian that the ape represented a certain considerable money value, and before they reached the sailors he had decided he should be the one to profit by it.
For my own part, I would rather grow fat after the Russian manner, or squander my whole substance at roulette.
To promote and protect these enterprises, a company was incorporated by the Russian government with exclusive privileges, and a capital of two hundred and sixty thousand pounds sterling; and the sovereignty of that part of the American continent, along the coast of which the posts had been established, was claimed by the Russian crown, on the plea that the land had been discovered and occupied by its subjects.
The French trenches, by which they approached and invested the Malakoff were carried so close under its sloping sides that one might have stood by the Russian guns and tossed a stone into them.
Well, I am not a great authority on literary questions, but I certainly do hold that Russian literature is not Russian, except perhaps Lomonosoff, Pouschkin and Gogol.
On the contrary," he said, in a querulous and angry tone that contrasted with his flattering words, "on the contrary, your excellency's participation in the common action is highly valued by His Majesty; but we think the present delay is depriving the splendid Russian troops and their commander of the laurels they have been accustomed to win in their battles," he concluded his evidently prearranged sentence.
Your devoted admirer," replied the Russian, with a low bow.
It was in the old days of the Russian occupancy of Alaska, when the nineteenth century had run but half its course, that Negore fled after his fleeing tribe and came upon it this summer night by the head waters of the Pee-lat.
Of these people the one that attracted her most was a Russian girl who had come to the watering-place with an invalid Russian lady, Madame Stahl, as everyone called her.

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