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  • n. Plural form of Cameronian.


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  • Cameron and the Society People, afterward known as the Cameronians, have been severely criticised for their exclusiveness.

    Sketches of the Covenanters

  • Julius told me that no man in the 'Cameronians' had a worse name than Harry Sandal. "

    The Squire of Sandal-Side A Pastoral Romance

  • Here too, of course, and as in the Lords, the Cameronians may say that unless they have the right people, they won't be able to make good on their promises.

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  • The training school requirements were a breeze for Khan, and on graduation he was assigned to the 6th Battalion Cameronians, based in Lanarkshire, Scotland.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Loving Our Dogs

  • The citation on the medal read, “For rescuing Corporal Muldoon from drowning under heavy shell fire of the assault at Walcheren November 1944, while serving with the 6th Cameronians.”

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Loving Our Dogs

  • The gloomy, dangerous, and constant wanderings of the persecuted sect of Cameronians, naturally led to their entertaining with peculiar credulity the belief that they were sometimes persecuted, not only by the wrath of men, but by the secret wiles and open terrors of Satan.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • Cameronians made a distinction between the two sexes dancing separately, and allowed of it as a healthy and not unlawful exercise; but when men and women mingled in sport, it was then called promiscuous dancing, and considered as a scandalous enormity.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • The multitude, in general, looked on with deeper interest than at ordinary executions; and there might be seen, on the countenances of many, a stern and indignant expression, like that with which the ancient Cameronians might be supposed to witness the execution of their brethren, who glorified the Covenant on the same occasion, and at the same spot.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • CAMERON who had escaped from the battle of Bothwell Bridge, and who returned to Scotland, and raised the miserable but still brave and unsubdued Covenanters afresh, under the name of Cameronians.

    A Child's History of England

  • The Cameronians were about to take arms for the restoration of the house of Stewart, whom they regarded, with justice, as their oppressors; and the intrigues of the period presented the strange picture of papists, prelatists, and presbyterians, caballing among themselves against the English government, out of a common feeling that their country had been treated with injustice.

    The Black Dwarf


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