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  • proper noun the name of a town and beach near St Austell in Cornwall


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  • Bryant was eliminated from contention after making a par on the second playoff hole, and Watson went on to defeat Roberts on the next hole, the Par 4 10th when his

    unknown title 2009

  • "protecting par" in the Par 3 Contest is as alien as a grim-faced competitor on this feel-good afternoon.

    unknown title 2009

  • Many issues that have become headlines in Pará, including the pedophilia investigation, appeared first on the blogosphere, which has Quinta and its blogger Juvêncio as its symbol.

    Global Voices in English » Brazil: Judicial decisions, a growing threat to online freedom 2009

  • Par is a good score here, but this is the last good chance at birdie. - Olympia ready for another major challenge 2003

  • So Hardy wrote a novel which is the first great novel of his career, called "Par from the Madding Crowd."

    Thomas Hardy 1928

  • Mahâvîra, the founder of Jainism, reformed the doctrine of an older teacher called Parśva.

    Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 1 Charles Eliot 1896

  • The film is being directed by actor-turned-filmmaker Grant Heslov, who previously only directed an indie comedy titled Par 6.

    First Look: George Clooney in Goats / Nic Cage in Season of the Witch « 2008

  • You've probably seen on the previews -- Edna parades before Mrs. Par a collection of superhero wear designed for her entire family, and poor Mrs. Par is deeply appalled.

    The Incredibles 2004

  • The Par kids are miserable from moving all the time (to keep their parents 'identity a secret), and Mr. Par is embarking on a mid-life crisis of epic proportions.

    The Incredibles 2004

  • The fact that the anomalous letters in the misquoted phrase Par ce signe tu le vaincras, which is found between the four angels and the demon are the thirteenth and fourteenth letters the ‘le’ is entirely superfluous and changes the meaning of the sentence is thought by some to invoke the year 1314, when Jacques de Molay, head of the Templars, was burnt at the stake.

    The Templar Revelation Lynn Picknett 2004


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