[stah-lin, -leen, stal-in; Russian stah-lyin] /ˈstɑ lɪn, -lin, ˈstæl ɪn; Russian ˈstɑ lyɪn/
Joseph 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.
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Also called Stalino a former name (from after the Revolution until 1961) of Donetsk
the former name (1950–61) of Braşov
the former name (1949–56) of Varna
Joseph. original name Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili. 1879–1953, Soviet leader; general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1922–53). He succeeded Lenin as head of the party and created a totalitarian state, crushing all opposition, esp in the great purges of 1934–37. He instigated rapid industrialization and the collectivization of agriculture and established the Soviet Union as a world power
Russian, literally “steel,” assumed name of Soviet Communist Party and Soviet Union leader Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili (1879-1953). Cf. Molotov.
- Joseph swan
[swon] /swɒn/ noun 1. Sir Joseph Wilson, 1828–1914, British chemist, electrical engineer, and inventor. /swɒn/ noun 1. any large aquatic bird of the genera Cygnus and Coscoroba, having a long neck and usually a white plumage: family Anatidae, order Anseriformes 2. (rare, literary) verb swans, swanning, swanned 3. (intransitive; usually foll by around or about) […]
[joh-see-fuh s] /dʒoʊˈsi fəs/ noun 1. Flavius [fley-vee-uh s] /ˈfleɪ vi əs/ (Show IPA), (Joseph ben Matthias) a.d. 37?–c100, Jewish historian and general. /dʒəʊˈsiːfəs/ noun 1. Flavius (ˈfleɪvɪəs). real name Joseph ben Matthias. ?37–?100 ad, Jewish historian and general; author of History of the Jewish War and Antiquities of the Jews
[josh] /dʒɒʃ/ verb (used with or without object) 1. to chaff; banter in a teasing way. noun 2. good-natured banter. [josh] /dʒɒʃ/ noun 1. a male given name, form of . 1. . /dʒɒʃ/ verb 1. to tease (someone) in a bantering way noun 2. a teasing or bantering joke abbreviation 1. Joshua v. “to […]
[josh] /dʒɒʃ/ verb (used with or without object) 1. to chaff; banter in a teasing way. noun 2. good-natured banter. /dʒɒʃ/ verb 1. to tease (someone) in a bantering way noun 2. a teasing or bantering joke v. “to make fun of, to banter,” 1845, American English, probably from the familiar version of the proper […]