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

  • A fertile valley of southern California northwest of central Los Angeles. The valley, first explored by the Spanish in 1769, lies partly within the city limits of Los Angeles and includes many residential communities.

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  • Crous said that if the competition was terminated the charities would be "severely compromised" and the Ithemba Trust, which supported 20 other charities financially, would close down.

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  • Crous, a self confessed coup plotter and bomber, earlier told the court of plans to shoot the prosecuting team and "take out the investigators" while him and several of the accused were on the run from police in 2002.

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  • Crous said he had helped to reload a large number of 9mm rounds, obtained extra magazines for his commando-issue R4 rifle and had built petrol bombs on the instructions of the accused Herman van

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  • Crous said he was also aware that reconnaissance was later done in the Rand and Pretoria and that Alan van Rooyen had been part of

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  • He said Herman van Rooyen at one stage feared arrest and gave instructions that Crous and several other commando members must be ready to attack the commando office.

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  • Crous said he had a discussion with Van Rooyen's brother Alan and one Blackie Swart about the rented cars.

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  • The accused Vis Visagie told Crous the "purging of the nation" referred to in the Boer oath he took, actually meant that persons like former president FW de Klerk had to be eliminated.

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  • Crous later realised what he had let himself in for and that there was no turning back.

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  • Crous had also attended a meeting at Herman van Rooyen's farm, where they were warned against using cellphones, because the police might trace them.

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  • About a week after being sworn in, Crous, the accused Rudi Gouws and Alan van Rooyen did a reconnaissance, using a global positioning device, at an ammunition depot near Vaalwater in

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