Meaning of Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic

Rus'sian So'viet Fed'erated So'cialist Repub'lic

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. former name (1918–91) of theAbbr.: RSFSR, R.S.F.S.R.
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