a clandestine publishing system within the Soviet Union, by which forbidden or unpublishable literature was reproduced and circulated privately.
a work or periodical circulated by this system.
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How to use samizdat in a sentence
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British Dictionary definitions for samizdat
a system of clandestine printing and distribution of banned or dissident literature
(as modifier): a samizdat publication
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