from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who has been imprisoned for holding or advocating dissenting political views.
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- n. A person imprisoned for no other reason than his political views or political activism
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- n. someone who is imprisoned because of their political views
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Ngawang Sangdrol is the fifth high-profile Tibetan political prisoner China has released this year.