gulag

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gulag a Russian prison camp for political prisoners
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Usage

In literature:

Gular suture: the line of division between the gulag or throat and the gene or cheeks.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
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In poetry:

There is a Gulag Archipelago
under this ice, where the salt, mineral spring
of the long Trail of Tears runnels these plains
as hard and open as a herdsman's face
sun-cracked and stubbled with unshaven snow.
"Forest Of Europe" by Derek Walcott

In news:

For many Karaganda youngsters, the oppression the gulags stand for does not register.
Gulag Survivor George Z Bien Dies at 76.
No American ' Gulag '.
Rumsfeld rejects Amnesty's ' gulag ' label.
I am dismayed to find any such similarities with previous gulags .
It is what is happening at this moment inside the gulags of North Korea.
For some defendants, an American gulag .
Comes the Thaw, the Gulag 's Bones Tell Their Dark Tale.
To Bush, "a tropical gulag".
The all-girl punk trio faces up to seven years in a gulag for performing a "punk prayer" in a church.
Pussy Riot Sent to Gulag.
Korea shut down one of its gulags.
What was the Western Clu Gulager used to be in.
Gulager played Billy the Kid on "The Tall Man," an NBC Western that aired from 1960 to 1962.
If anything can concentrate the mind of Democratic partisans, it is four interminable years suffering Republican leadership in the House, Senate and White House -- the political equivalent of service in the Siberian gulag.
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