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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GULAG

Gulo-mental: includes the region covered by the gulag and mentum.

Gular suture: the line of division between the gulag or throat and the gene or cheeks.

WORD ORIGIN

system of prisons and labor camps, especially for political detainees, in the former Soviet Union; rough acronym from Russian Glavnoe upravlenie ispravitel'no-trudovykh lagerei "Chief Administration of Corrective Labor Camps," set up in 1931.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GULAG

concentration camp

nounprison camp for prisoners of war or political prisoners
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