[ loo-byahng-kuh ]
/ luˈbyɑŋ kə /
Save This Word!
a prison and secret-police headquarters in central Moscow.
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.
Origin of Lubyanka
From the Russian word Lyubyánʾka, named after the adjacent street and square, now Dzerzhinsky Street and Square
Words nearby Lubyanka
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use Lubyanka in a sentence
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