gulag

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Russian acronym ГУЛА́Г ‎(GULÁG): Гла́вное управле́ние исправи́тельно-трудовы́х лагере́й ‎(Glávnoje upravlénije ispravítelʹno-trudovýx lageréj, Chief Administration of Corrective-Labor Camps, Main Directorate for Places of Detention, Main Administration of Corrective Labor Camps, etc.).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gulag ‎(plural gulags)

  1. A prison camp.
  2. A generic name for the system of all Soviet prison and/or labor camps in use during the Stalinist period.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ gulag” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

gulag m (plural gulags)

  1. gulag (Soviet labour camp)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

gulag m ‎(plural gulags)

  1. gulag