[ loo-byahng-kuh ]
/ luˈbyɑŋ kə /
a prison and secret-police headquarters in central Moscow.
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Origin of Lubyanka
From the Russian word Lyubyánʾka, named after the adjacent street and square, now Dzerzhinsky Street and Square
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Example sentences from the Web for lubyanka
We watch Babel beaten, just before his death, in “Lubyanka Prison, Moscow, 1940.”Intriguing, Humorous, Even Poetic: Peter Orner’s New Story Collection|Joseph Peschel|August 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Following the superintendent of police and talking loudly the crowd went in the direction of the Lubyanka Street.War and Peace|Leo Tolstoy