One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
adjective & noun
- former term for Russian (language and people), as distinguished from other peoples and languages of the old Russian Empire
- ‘Thirteen bishops of Great Russian origin and merely two Ukrainian hierarchs were consecrated in the 1760s.’
- ‘But when nostalgia for the old Russian Empire crept in, it became a kind of Great Russian chauvinism.’
- ‘The interests of the freedom of the Great Russian population require a struggle against such oppression.’
- ‘The shift away from Great Russian bishops generated conflicts with the incumbent episcopate, the parish clergy, and the laity.’
- ‘‘He's known as the Great Russian composer, but his roots were in fact Ukrainian,’ she explains.’
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