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Ruse (rŏŏ´sĕ), city (1993 pop. 170,209), NE Bulgaria, on the Danube River bordering Romania. The chief river port of Bulgaria, it is also an industrial and communications center; a bridge spans the Danube to link Ruse with Giurgiu, Romania. It has shipyards, a petroleum refinery, and varied manufactures, including chemicals, dyes, varnishes, heavy machinery, computer hardware, foodstuffs, and textiles. Ruse is the seat of an Eastern Orthodox metropolitan and of a Roman Catholic bishop. Founded (2d cent. BC) as Prista, it became a Roman naval station. Under Turkish rule (15th–19th cent.) Ruse, known as Ruschuk, served as a military base. Elias Canetti was born there. The city has a polytechnic institute and is noted for its old churches and mosques.

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ruse / roōz; roōs/ • n. an action intended to deceive someone; a trick: Eleanor tried to think of a ruse to get Paul out of the house.

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ruse †detour, doubling in the track XV; trick, dodge XVII. — (O)F., f. ruser drive back; of uncert. orig.

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