The Globetrotter’s Glossary: Word of the Day is Stalingraduate


Stalingraduate (n.)

Variables: Stalingraduated (also Leningraduate/Leningraduated and Volgograduate/Volgograduated).

Roots: Stalingrad & Graduate (Click on the links to find the meanings of the root words on Merriam-Webster Dictionary).

Definition: A person (usually a non-Russian) steeped in the politics, culture, and literature of Stalingrad in particular, and Russia in general.

Example: Being an institution of contradictions and a passionate Stalingraduate, Adolf would have defended Stalin at any world court and equally emphatically smuggled copies of Pasternak’s Doctor Zhivago, to the CIA.


Coldnoon Bureau

Coldnoon Bureau

Coldnoon (International Journal of Travel Writing & Travelling Cultures) is a refereed, international and interdisciplinary online and print journal that publishes poetry, research papers and nonfiction on the subjects of travel, literary and human geography, psychogeography, and new perspectives on spatiality and travel.