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Definition of the Communist Party of the United States of America from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Communist Party of the United States of America

 
(abbreviation the CPUSA)
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a small US political party which believes in the principles of Communism. It was established in 1919. Congress took away many of its rights in 1954, but the party began open activities again in 1966. Its newspaper, which is now only published online, is called People's World.