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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A system of clandestine printing and distribution of dissident or banned literature.

Usage examples (36)
  • An underground dissident literature, known as samizdat, developed during this late period.
  • This definition somewhat implies that "samizdat" meant Solzhenitsyn.
  • Phillip Hallam-Baker, of VeriSign Inc., points out the "samizdat" circulation of USB memory stick sharing in Cuba.
  • "samizdat" publication Arka and in the exile magazine for more
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