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Definition of Contraband

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.
Contraband
Contraband 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. --Burke. 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 belligerent. --Wharton.

Meaning of Contraband from wikipedia

- Contraband (from Medieval French contrebande "smuggling") refers to any item that, relating to its nature, is illegal to be possessed or sold. It is used...
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- Contraband (1940) is a wartime spy film by the British director-writer team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, which reunited stars Conrad Veidt...
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- Contraband refers to goods which are illegal to possess or trade. Contraband may also refer to: Contraband (1925 film), a lost silent film Contraband...
- founding member of video game companies Interplay Productions, Logicware, Contraband Entertainment, and Olde Sküül. She has been chief executive officer for...
- Contraband was a term commonly used in the United States military during the American Civil War to describe a new status for certain escaped slaves or...
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