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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Isle of In Spanish Is·la de la Ju·ven·tud (ēsˈlä dĕ lä ho͞o-vĕn-to͞odˈ) Formerly Isle of PinesYouth An island in the Caribbean Sea south of western Cuba. Discovered by Columbus in 1494, it was later a penal colony and a rendezvous for pirates. It was claimed by both the United States and Cuba until a 1925 treaty confirmed Cuba's sovereignty.

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  • Bill Sinkford, president of the UUA, and Megan Dowdell, the UUA's youth trustee-at-large, released a report today on the Consultation on Ministry to and with Youth.

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  • He had signed manifestos in his hot youth, had raised his fist in Barcelona and had painted abstractedly for Horizon; he had stood beside Spender at great concourses of Youth, and written “publicity” for the Last Viceroy.

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  • As part of the offensive to ensure that matters of youth development remain a priority on the national agenda, the Youth

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  • In reponse to growing youth unemployment in the early 80's, COSAS at its 1981 Congress adopted a resolution calling for the formation of Youth

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  • The National Youth Commission could be funded by a special youth tax, a special parliamentary committee on the Youth

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  • She was referring to the "youth revolution" by the then Youth

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  • When he devotes himself so enthusiastically to youth it is because he believes that youth will continue that task. (applause) Youth must prepare for that job, and the job it has ahead is no doubt a tough one, a long one, a difficult one.

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