Definition of Ruthenia in English:

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Ruthenia

Pronunciation: /ruːˈθiːnɪə/
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.

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