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Noun: Stalin  staa-lin
  1. Russian leader who succeeded Lenin as head of the Communist Party and created a totalitarian state by purging all opposition (1879-1953)
    "he died in a purge by Stalin";
    - Joseph Stalin, Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili

Derived forms: Stalins

Type of: commie [informal], commo [informal], communist, red [informal]

Encyclopedia: Stalin, Joseph