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An administrative territory of Russia. In pre-revolutionary times krais were each made up of a number of provinces, becoming in 1924 large administrative units in the Soviet territorial system.
- ‘In November 1943 over 60,000 Karachai were deported from Stavropol krai.’
From Russian kraĭ ‘edge, border’.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.