Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Stalin

play
biographical name Sta·lin \ˈstä-lən, ˈsta-, -ˌlēn\

Definition of Stalin

  1. Joseph 1879–1953 Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhu*gash*vi*li play \ˌjü-gəsh-ˈvē-lē\ Soviet leader




Stalin

geographical name Sta·lin

Definition of Stalin

  1. 1 — see brasov

  2. 2 — see donetsk

  3. 3 — see varna




Learn More about stalin


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Stalin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 6, 2016

an official order, decree, or edict

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

spindrift kittly-benders duvet pince-nez
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ