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contraband (s) (noun), contrabands (pl)
1. Merchandise or possessions that have been imported or exported illegally: When smugglers bring contraband goods into a country, they do so against the laws of the government; such smugglers go against the law.
2. Etymology: from Latin contra-, 'against + bando, "proclamation, ban".
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