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(Russian stəlinaˈbat)
(Placename) the former name (1929–61) of Dushanbe


(duˈʃɑn bə, -ˈʃɑm-, dyu-)

the capital of Tajikistan, in the E part. 595,000. Formerly, Dyushambe (before 1929), Stalinabad (1929–61).
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Noun1.Stalinabad - the capital of Tajikistan; formerly Stalinabad 1926-1991
Republic of Tajikistan, Tadjik, Tadzhikistan, Tajikistan, Tajik, Tadzhik - a landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet
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She argues that the Soviet system there was based on a network of individuals, whose loyalty to communism was monitored through a chain of command that stretched from Moscow via Tashkent to Dushanbe/ Stalinabad.
Wartime Filmmaking on the Margins: Soiuzdetfilm in Evacuation in Stalinabad, 1941-43.
Military schools evacuated in stalinabad from Western cities of the country - Kharkov aviation technical school, the local military school for aircraft mechanics, Orel infantry school, Odessa artillery school 16, trained specialists.