Definition of 'contraband'
Example sentences containing 'contraband'
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
But the company warned that it remains on its guard against smokers switching to cheaper brands or contraband cigarettes.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He said that the military was now shot through with corruption, with officers involved in illegal mining and the smuggling of contraband goods.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Hire cars are increasingly being used by criminal gangs to ferry contraband around the country and commit armed robberies, senior police officers have confirmed.Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
They also say that contraband cigarettes often take the minor roads leading from Belgium - as do weapons.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The report said a major concern had been the availability of illicit drugs, mobile phones, and other items of contraband.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
A major British meat producer has been accused of shipping contraband lamb to a French company at the centre of the horse contamination scandal.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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