Donetsk

Donetsk

[duh-netsk; Russian duh-nyetsk]
noun
a city in E Ukraine, in the Donets Basin.
Formerly Stalin, Stalino, Yuzovka.
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Donetsk (Russian daˈnjɛtsk)
 
n
Stalin, Former names (from 1924 until 1961): Stalino a city in E Ukraine: the chief industrial centre of the Donbass; first ironworks founded by a Welshman, John Hughes (1872), after whom the town was named Yuzovka (Hughesovka). Pop: 992 000 (2005 est)

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