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  • Frazer, Sir James George 1854-1941. British anthropologist who examined the importance of magic, religion, and science to the development of human thought in his most famous work, The Golden Bough (1890).

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  • proper n. A Scottish and Irish surname, a variant of Fraser

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  • n. English social anthropologist noted for studies of primitive religion and magic (1854-1941)

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  • The name "Namir" is Arabic for "Tiger" - a title Frazer-Nash and Giugiaro felt was a suitable descriptor for the car.

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  • The Huskies were better offensively with Cody Endres at quarterback (6.3 yards per pass play against teams that would allow 6.1 yppp to an average quarterback), but Endres was suspended for the rest of the season on Thursday and former starter Zach Frazer is not as good.

    Jeff Ma: Bringing Down the Bookie: Week 7

  • Many years ago I picked up Cold Mountain because I knew that Frazer is from the same mountain region as I.

    Reader reviews of Thirteen Moons by Charles Frazier.

  • Up in Montgomery, "Churches Open Doors to Refugees" mostly talks about Frazer Methodist (for non-local readers, Frazer is a huge and influential church in Montgomery).

    September 2005

  • I called Frazer, who said, “I agree with you 100 percent,” and that Burns had no idea what he was doing in the middle of this African issue.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • Dove has created a little rococo grotto at Harrods, which is a great place to try perfumes you will hardly see anywhere else: La Voce by Renee Fleming, MDCI, and an interesting, all-natural South African brand called Frazer Parfums.

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  • Chinamasa called Frazer's remarks "patently false, inflammatory, irresponsible and uncalled-for."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The U.S. S.ate Department calls Frazer's comment "a personal assessment" and declined to categorize the situation in those terms.

    CNN Transcript Feb 2, 2008

  • As a "Frazer" myself, I'm glad the lads got tore into the enemy before the glory had all gone.

    Prestonpans Battle Report

  • An anthropological survey such as Frazer's Golden Bough impresses us with the diversity of irrational human beliefs.

    The God Delusion

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