Definition of Russo-Japanese War in English:

Russo-Japanese War

proper noun

  • A war between the Russian empire and Japan in 1904–05, caused by territorial disputes in Manchuria and Korea. Russia suffered a series of humiliating defeats, and the peace settlement gave Japan the ascendancy in the disputed region.

Pronunciation:

Russo-Japanese War

/ˌrəsōˌjapənēz ˈwôr/