Contraband

[performance group] Contraband, a collection of artists led by director/choreographer Sara Shelton Mann, was a dance-based, live performance ensemble, working together from 1985 to the mid ‘90s. Based mainly in San Francisco, the group became known for its lively, electrifying performances, often politically charged and community-engaging...
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contraband

[n] - goods whose importation or exportation or possession is prohibited by law
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Contraband

Con'tra·band noun [ Italian contrabando ; contra + bando ban, proclamation: confer French contrebande . See Ban an edict.] 1. Illegal or prohibited traffic. « Persons the most bound in duty to prevent contraband , and the most interested in th...
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contraband

noun goods whose importation or exportation or possession is prohibited by law
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Contraband

• (n.) Illegal or prohibited traffic. • (n.) A negro slave, during the Civil War, escaped to, or was brought within, the Union lines. Such slave was considered contraband of war. • (v. t.) To declare prohibited; to forbid. • (v. t.) To import illegally, as prohibited goods; to smuggle. • (n.) Goods or merchandise the import...
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contraband

in the laws of war, goods that may not be shipped to a belligerent because they serve a military purpose.[3 related articles]
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contraband

contraband When smugglers bring contraband goods into a country, they do so 'against' the proclamation of the government; such smugglers contravene, or 'go against', the law.
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contraband

contraband, in international law, goods necessary or useful in the prosecution of war that a belligerent may lawfully seize from a neutral who is attempting to deliver them to the enemy. The term is sometimes also applied to the goods carried into a country by smuggling. The penalty for carrying con...
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Contraband

In its most extensive sense it means all commerce which is carried on contrary to the laws of the state. This term was also used to designate all kinds of merchandise which were used or transported against the interdictions published by a ban or solemn cry.
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Contraband

Contraband is the term used to describe goods which are prohibited to be imported or exported by the laws of a state.
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Contraband

Contraband was a bluffing family card-based game produced by Pepys Games in the UK between the 1950s and 1970's, based upon the classic playing card game of 'Cheat'. Contraband used proprietary cards, and currency tokens in a game where the objective was to smuggle goods - represented pictorially upon the cards - past the 'customs official' - one o...
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Contraband

[American Civil War] 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 those who affiliated with Union forces. The Army (and the United States Congress) determined that the US would not return escaped slaves who went to Union lines and class...
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Contraband

The word contraband, reported in English since 1529, from Medieval French contrebande `a smuggling,` denotes any item which, relating to its nature, is illegal to be possessed or sold. Used for goods that by their nature, e.g. too dangerous or offensive in the eyes of the legislator (those are termed contraband in se) are forbidden, and for so-c.....
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contraband

distributed or sold illicitly
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contraband

Cargo forbidden by law to be supplied to an enemy. A profitable trade for pirates.
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Contraband

Articles, the possession of which is prohibited by law.
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contraband

Goods prohibited in trade (such as weapons going to Iran, anything to Cuba). Smuggled goods.
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Contraband

Property that is illegal to possess, produce, distribute, or transport.
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Contraband

Goods prohibited by law from being exported or imported. Smuggling
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Contraband

[coal mine] Contraband in coal mines means items which not allowed to be taken underground in a coal mine because if there is firedamp about they may start a fire or explosion. This includes: matches, tobacco and other smoking materials, anything that may cause sparks, anything with electric comnponents except what has been safety-approved....
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contraband

distributed or sold illicitly
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