- a postage stamp sold by a government at a premium above its face value, the excess being used for a nonpostal purpose, as a charity.
- noting or pertaining to such a stamp.
Origin of semipostal
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- philately, mainly US denoting stamps where all or part of the receipts from sale are given to some charitable cause
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