Shakhty

geographical name
Shakh·​ty | \ ˈshäk-tē How to pronounce Shakhty (audio) , ˈshaḵ- \
variants: or formerly Aleksandrovsk-Grushevski \ ˌa-​lik-​ˈsän-​drəfsk-​gru̇-​ˈshef-​skē How to pronounce Aleksandrovsk-Grushevski (audio) \

Definition of Shakhty

city of southern Russia in Europe northeast of Rostov-on-Don population 240,000

Learn More about Shakhty

Statistics for Shakhty

Cite this Entry

“Shakhty.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aleksandrovsk-Grushevski?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=a&file=aleks01g. Accessed 21 January 2020.

Comments on Shakhty

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

WORD OF THE DAY

good-natured easy friendliness

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Intact Latin Quiz

  • roman tablet
  • What did focus mean in Latin?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

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

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!