gulag gulag  /� ˈ�ju læɡ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a Russian prison camp for political prisoners

Usage(s):

  1. The gulag was everywhere in the Soviet Union, not just on remote islands in the White Sea or the permafrost of the Far North.
  2. Except for a romantic holiday in Hitch, the one-time Fresh Prince has become a stolid, solitary warrior in a gulag of gloom.
  3. He decided he had to get directly involved in helping these witnesses to the North Korean gulag reach safety in South Korea.

News

  1. Rabbi Moshe Greenberg, Jewish educator who survived Soviet Gulag, dies at 84

    Rabbi Moshe Greenberg, a religious educator who survived a brutal Gulag in Siberia and secretly taught Judaism under an oppressive Soviet regime, has died in Israel. He was 84.        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. Jewish educator who survived Soviet Gulag dies - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    JERUSALEM (AP) - Rabbi Moshe Greenberg, a religious educator who survived a brutal Gulag in Siberia and secretly taught Judaism under an oppressive Soviet regime, has died in Israel. He was 84.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

  3. Jewish educator who survived Soviet Gulag dies

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Rabbi Moshe Greenberg, a religious educator who survived a brutal Gulag in Siberia and secretly taught Judaism under an oppressive Soviet regime, has died in Israel. He was 84.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "If the Soviet Union's elite were to accept that the portrait of Ivan Denisovich was authentic, that meant admitting that innocent people had endured pointless suffering," wrote Anne Applebaum in her book, "Gulag: A History." "If the...
    on Aug 4, 2008 By: Anne Applebaum Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel

  2. "The socialist paradise is a tropical gulag. ...... And as with all totalitarian systems, Cuba's regime no doubt has other horrors still unknown to the rest of the world. Once revealed, they will shock the conscience of humanity, and they will shame...
    on Oct 23, 2007 By: President Bush Source: FOXNews

  3. Romney added: "The food down there is unbelievable. This is not this gulag; this is a modern prison which treats people with dignity and respect."
    on Jun 6, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: Washington Post

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