iron curtain

Noun1.iron curtain - an impenetrable barrier to communication or information especially as imposed by rigid censorship and secrecy; used by Winston Churchill in 1946 to describe the demarcation between democratic and communist countries
Berlin wall, Bolshevism, Castroism, Communist Information Bureau, Communist Party, Maoism, Marxian socialism, Marxism, Marxism-Leninism, Pillars of Hercules, Stalinism, Titoism, Trotskyism, arch dam, backstop, bamboo curtain, bank, bar, barrage, barrier, barrier of secrecy, bear-trap dam, beaver dam, blackout, boom, border, border ground, borderland, breakwater, breastwork, brick wall, buffer, bulkhead, bulwark, censorship, cofferdam, communism, curtain, dam, defense, democratic centralism, dialectical materialism, dike, ditch, earthwork, embankment, fence, frontier, frontier post, gate, gravity dam, groin, hush-up, hydraulic-fill dam, ironbound security, jam, jetty, leaping weir, levee, logjam, march, marches, marchland, milldam, moat, mole, mound, oath of secrecy, official secrecy, outpost, outskirts, pall, parapet, portcullis, rampart, repression, revisionism, roadblock, rock-fill dam, seal of secrecy, seawall, security, shutter dam, smothering, stifling, stone wall, suppression, three-mile limit, twelve-mile limit, veil, veil of secrecy, wall, weir, wicket dam, work, wraps
iron age
iron blue
iron boot
iron box
iron cage
iron carbide
Iron cement
Iron Chancellor
Iron clay
iron collar
Iron cross
Iron crown
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iron deficiency anaemia
iron deficiency anemia
iron disulfide
iron filing
iron fist
Iron flint
Iron founder
iron foundry
Iron furnace
Iron Gate
Iron glance
iron hat
iron heel
iron horse
Iron Lady
Iron liquor
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