WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
Sta•lin  (stälin, -lēn, stalin; Russ. stälyin),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. BiographicalJoseph V. (Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili or Dzugashvili), 1879–1953, Soviet political leader: secretary general of the Communist party 1922–53;
    premier of the U.S.S.R. 1941–53.
  2. Place Namesa former name of  Donetsk. 
  3. Place Namesformer name of  Varna. 
  4. Place Namesformer name of  Braşov. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
Bra•şov  (brä shôv),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a city in central Rumania. 299,172. Formerly,  Stalin. Hungarian,  Brassó. German,  Kronstadt. 


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

Stalin /ˈstɑːlɪn/ n
  1. Also called: Stalino
    a former name (from after the Revolution until 1961) of Donetsk
  2. the former name (1950–61) of Braşov
  3. the former name (1949–56) of Varna



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