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Definition of Contraband
Contraband Con"tra*band, a.
Prohibited or excluded by law or treaty; forbidden; as,
contraband goods, or trade.
The contraband will always keep pace, in some measure,
with the fair trade. --Burke.
ContrabandContraband Con"tra*band, n. [It. contrabando; contra + bando
ban, proclamation: cf. F. contrebande. See Ban an edict.]
1. Illegal or prohibited traffic.
Persons the most bound in duty to prevent
contraband, and the most interested in the seizures.
2. Goods or merchandise the importation or exportation of
which is forbidden.
3. A negro slave, during the Civil War, escaped to, or was
brought within, the Union lines. Such slave was considered
contraband of war. [U.S.]
Contraband of war, that which, according to international
law, cannot be supplied to a hostile belligerent except at
the risk of seizure and condemnation by the aggrieved
Meaning of Contraband from wikipedia
(from Medieval French contrebande
to any item that, relating
to its nature, is illegal
to be possessed
or sold. It is used...
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is the debut studio album
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was a term commonly
used in the United States military during
the American Civil
War to describe
a new status
for certain escaped slaves
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