Guberniya


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Guberniya

In Russia prior to 1917, a political subdivision equivalent to a province.
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The most widely used terms for the outskirts of the Empire were [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] which were in turn composed of several provinces, or guberniyas ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), vicegerencies ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), or governorates general ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]).