Definition of Belorussian in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌbelōˈrəSH(ə)n/
(also Byelorussian /ˌbyelō-/)

adjective & noun

Former term for Belarusian.
Example sentences
  • Before her husband retired, he had worked in the Byelorussian Parliament looking at how best to minimise the consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster.
  • Joining a Belorussian tourist group, they were determined to slip away and claim asylum.
  • The Government decided that visas for Russian, Ukrainian, and Byelorussian tourists would be issued for free, and tourists would only pay a $20 request fee.

Words that rhyme with Belorussian

Prussian, Russian

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Syllabification: Be·lo·rus·sian

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