Muscovy

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Muscovy:

see Moscow, grand duchy ofMoscow or Muscovy, grand duchy of,
state existing in W central Russia from the late 14th to mid-16th cent., with the city of Moscow as its nucleus.
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Muscovy

1. a Russian principality (13th to 16th centuries), of which Moscow was the capital
2. an archaic name for Russia and Moscow
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