Definition of Ruthenia in English:

Ruthenia

proper noun

  • A region of eastern Europe on the southern slopes of the Carpathian Mountains, now forming the Transcarpathian region of western Ukraine.

Origin

Named after the Ruthenes (from medieval Latin Rutheni), a Slavic people, ancestors of the Ukrainians.

Pronunciation:

Ruthenia

/ruːˈθiːnɪə/