Definition of Russo-Japanese War in English:

Russo-Japanese War

Syllabification: Rus·so-Jap·an·ese War
Pronunciation: /ˌrəsōˌjapənēz ˈwôr
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.

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