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Stalingrad

name of southern Russian city from 1925-1961, from Stalin (q.v.) + -grad (see yard (n.1)). Now Volgograd, formerly Tsaritsyn (1589), from Turkish sarisin "yellowish," in reference to the river water, but associated in Russian with Tsar.

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Definitions of Stalingrad from WordNet

Stalingrad (n.)
a city in the European part of Russia on the Volga; site of German defeat in World War II in the winter of 1942-43;
Synonyms: Volgograd / Tsaritsyn
From wordnet.princeton.edu