Stalin

biographical name
Sta·​lin | \ ˈstä-lən How to pronounce Stalin (audio) , ˈsta-, -ˌlēn \

Definition of Stalin

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Joseph 1879–1953 Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili \ ˌjü-​gəsh-​ˈvē-​lē How to pronounce Stalin (audio) \ Soviet leader

Stalin

geographical name

Definition of Stalin (Entry 2 of 2)

1 — see brasov
2 — see donetsk
3 — see varna

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“Stalin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Stalin. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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