a prison and secret-police headquarters in central Moscow.

Origin of Lubyanka

From the Russian word Lyubyánʾka, named after the adjacent street and square, now Dzerzhinsky Street and Square Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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