[ruhs-oh-jap-uh-neez, -nees] /ˈrʌs oʊˈdʒæp əˌniz, -ˌnis/
the war (1904–1905) between Russia and Japan.
a war (1904–05) between Russia and Japan, caused largely by rivalry over Korea and Manchuria. Russia suffered a series of major defeats
Russo-Japanese War definition
A war fought in 1904–1905 between Russia and Japan over rival territorial claims. In winning the war, Japan emerged as a world power.
Note: President Theodore Roosevelt of the United States was largely responsible for bringing the two sides together and working out a treaty. For his efforts, Roosevelt won the Nobel Prize for peace.
noun 1. a person who is friendly to, admires, or prefers Russia or Russian customs, institutions, etc. noun 1. an admirer of Russia or the former Soviet Union, its customs, political system, etc adjective 2. showing admiration of Russia or the former Soviet Union
noun 1. a person who hates or fears Russia or the Russians. noun 1. a person who feels intense and often irrational hatred (Russophobia) for Russia, or esp the former Soviet Union, its political system, etc
noun (pl) -lae (-liː), -las 1. any fungus of the large basidiomycetous genus Russula, of typical toadstool shape and often brightly coloured, such as the yellow R. ochroleuca and R. lutea, the green R. aeruginea, the violet-pink R. fragilis, and the purple R. atropurpurea
noun 1. John Brown, 1799–1851, Jamaican-born journalist in the U.S. and (after 1829) journalist and statesman in Liberia.