Originally, it denoted a carriage
drawn by three horses; now it denotes a governing triumvirate; what word is
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The word troika means "three-horse team" in Russian and derives
from the Russian numeral troe,
According to the
Online Etymological Dictionary, the sense of
"governing triumvirate" is from 1945.
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