American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A village of south-central England southeast of Reading. Its famed Royal Military College (now Academy) was founded in the 1790s.
“Sandhurst is big on moral courage and that means visibly taking your punishment when you fuck up.”
“Then there are the particular trees; a dark sturdy Irish yew in Sandhurst, a tall cypress near Lamberhurst, a chestnut like a puff-ball in the middle of Pembury green; two poplars near Hildenborough, whose outline exactly echoes that of the twin oasts in front of them; a magnificent cedar in Sevenoaks and, at a cross-roads at Eden Park, a huge and ancient elm which was cut down after about my twentieth journey but whose ghost I never fail to see.”
“The prince has passed the entrance exam for the elite military academy Sandhurst, which is the equivalent of our West Point.”
“The 23-year-old royal, who is second in line to the British throne has been accepted at Sandhurst, which is an elite military academy.”
“But he -- right after he left Sandhurst, which is the English equivalent of West Point, he went to India.”
“COOPER: Yes, well, I imagine, though, it doesn't go down big at Sandhurst, which is a ...”
“KEEGAN: Well, for years, I taught at Sandhurst, which is Britain's West Point, which has the most wonderful library.”
“He readily assented, and the trip to Ballarat was speedily arranged, and also one to Sandhurst, which is the present name of Bendigo of gold-mining days.”
“In Kabul the idea - dubbed "Sandhurst in the sand" - has already won the approval of American and British commanders with Isaf, the international security and assistance force.”
“He did his military training at Sandhurst, which is the British version of”
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