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Law dictionary entry - legal definition of embargo

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A state paper, or other instrument of public importance or interest, issued or published by authority ofcongress or a state legislature. Also any document or record, evidencing or connectedwith the public business or the administration of public affairs, preserved in or issued byany department of the government. See Ilammatt v. Emerson. 27 Me. 335, 40 Am. Dec. 59S

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