Meaning of “Russian” in the English Dictionary

"Russian" in British English

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Russianadjective

uk /ˈrʌʃ.ən/ us /ˈrʌʃ.ən/

belonging to or relating to Russia, its people, or its language

Russiannoun

uk /ˈrʌʃ.ən/ us /ˈrʌʃ.ən/

[ C ] a person from Russia

[ U ] the main language spoken in Russia, also spoken in many other countries such as Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan

(Definition of “Russian” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)