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Lubyanka

[loo-byahng-kuh] /luˈbyɑŋ kə/
noun
1.
a prison and secret-police headquarters in central Moscow.
Origin of Lubyanka
< Russian Lyubyánʾka, named after the adjacent street and square, now Dzerzhinsky Street and Square
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  • Following the superintendent of police and talking loudly the crowd went in the direction of the Lubyanka Street.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy

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