American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A member of a secret society in China that unsuccessfully attempted in 1900 to drive foreigners from the country by violence and force Chinese Christians to renounce their religion.
- Named Boxers by the west as their official title was "The Fist of Righteous Harmony." and their symbol was a clenched fist. (Wiktionary)
- Approximate translation of Chinese (Mandarin) (yìhé) quán, (righteous harmonious) fists, name of a secret political organization. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Barbara Boxer is the most bitterly partisan, the most anti-defense Senator in the U.S. Senate today.”
“Folks, Barbara Boxer is a champion for California, for individuals with a disability, and for all who see hope in stem cell research.”
“And many people I've talked to said, yes, Barbara Boxer is arrogant, and we've had enough of Barbara Boxer.”
“She said she was focused on trying to defeat Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer by highlighting what she describes as Boxer's antibusiness policies.”
“Barbara Boxer is asking for an opinion on impeachment from John Dean.”
“The name Boxer is cleverly used by Orwell as a metaphor for the Boxer Rebellion in China in the early twentieth century.”
“ANGRY SPIRIT POSSESSING BODY OF WAR HERO WON'T RENOUNCE BARBARA BOXER COMMENTS - Asked on Good Morning America today whether he regretted his statement this weekend that Barbara Boxer is the most bitterly partisan, anti-defense Senator in the United States Senate today.”
“Barbara Boxer is unbeatable ... she is for the common people ...”
“Our trend estimate gives Toomey an advantage of more than three points (44.8% to 48.3%) -- about as likely to win in Pennsylvania as Boxer is in California.”
“This race has put the Senate race in the backseat out here, but Barbara Boxer is quite likely going to return to Washington as California's junior senator.”
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