Definitions

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  • adj. barbarian; non-Christian

Etymologies

From Middle English barbarye ("barbarian, non-Christian") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The piece records the views of "one of Britain's most senior military strategists" who is warning that western civilisation "faces a threat on a par with the barbarian invasions that destroyed the Roman empire", comparing future migrations with the Goths and Vandals, adding that north African "barbary" pirates could be attacking yachts and beaches in the Mediterranean within 10 years.

    Questions, questions…

  • In an apocalyptic vision of security dangers, Rear Admiral Chris Parry said future migrations would be comparable to the Goths and Vandals while north African "barbary" pirates could be attacking yachts and beaches in the Mediterranean within 10 years.

    The Guardian World News

  • The forum is held outside as is most of the festival, except when it pours rain as it did last night at the Baatha Museum courtyard under the branches of an ancient and enormous barbary oak.

    Katherine Marshall: Sacred Music Sparks Dialogue At Fes Festival

  • Its what they believe and their stated objectives. which is why a pointed out the Jefferson/Adams report to John Jay about the barbary Jihadist.

    Yes, Faisal Shahzad must get Mirandized. | RedState

  • They propose to "stimulate" the economy in the same way that caused the meltdown of the housing market and the tanking of the economy, and promise not only to strip away regulations on these barbary pirates, but unleash investigations of the majority party that will snarl government for another two years at least.

    Brian Ross: Manufacturing a Phony Job Crisis

  • They propose to "stimulate" the economy in the same way that caused the melt-down of the housing market and the tanking of the economy, and promise not only to strip away regulations on these barbary pirates, but unleash investigations of the majority party that will snarl government for another two years at least.

    Brian Ross: Manufacturing A Phony Job Crisis

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    Hillary Joining Webb For Measure Opposing War With Iran

  • Are you more at ease in a veneer of civilization or in a true hardwood of barbary?

    Michael Giltz: Books: Padgett Powell Has A Few Questions He'd Like To Ask

  • Introduced species includes small populations of fallow deer and barbary sheep.

    Central California Coast (Bailey)

  • Grazing by trespassing livestock, invasion by exotic barbary sheep and puma hunting have also occurred (USDI-NPS, 1994).

    Carlsbad Caverns National Park, United States

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