anything prohibited by law from being imported or exported.
goods imported or exported illegally.
illegal or prohibited trade; smuggling.
(during the American Civil War) a black slave who escaped to or was brought within the Union lines.
The word contraband, reported in English since 1529, from Medieval French
contrebande "a smuggling," denotes any item which, relating to its nature, is
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Contraband means "illicit goods" and usually refers to stuff that's imported or
exported illegally, like drugs, weapons, and certain exotic pets (like tigers).
Define contraband: things that are brought into or out of a country illegally—
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It\'s more entertaining than your average January action thriller, but that isn\'t
enough to excuse Contraband\'s lack of originality and unnecessarily convoluted
a. Goods prohibited by law or treaty from being imported or exported. b. Goods
that are possessed contrary to law or rule, as in a prison or school. 2. a.
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