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  • n. Plural form of Gypsy.

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Examples

  • France's relationship with what it calls Gypsies is complex and complicated by divisions among the disparate populations.

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  • Having a premier who controls the media and puts soldiers on the streets while the police are rounding up immigrants and Gypsies is less embarrassing than having to hold a general election once a fortnight; even if that premier loses the immunity from legal prosecution he gave himself and ends up being dragged through the courts and convicted for perjury snd corruption.

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  • They are not real Rom, of course, only Indians—but are called Gypsies because they move around, have dark skin, and breed enormous families that routinely populate the prisons and institutions.

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  • Many Romanians label Gypsies as thieves, and many are outraged by those who beg or commit petty crimes in Western Europe, believing they spoil Romania's image abroad.

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  • The London-based rights group released a report Thursday saying Serbian authorities are driving a growing number of Roma, also known as Gypsies, from their settlements in the capital, Belgrade, and forcing them to live in inadequate housing.

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  • She is also Romani, or Roma, part of an ethnic group often referred to as Gypsies.

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  • People commonly known as 'Gypsies' face stereotyping, discrimination

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  • They include practitioners of the Flamenco and canto hondo with ties to the Roma people so-called Gypsies and the Arab/Muslim world, which once ruled Spain for close to 800 years.

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  • Roma, also known as Gypsies, often face discrimination in eastern Europe, but Lipsic and police chief Jaroslav Spisiak said the unidentified gunman's motive was not known.

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  • French President Nicolas Sarkozy said he was "deeply" shocked by the sharp criticism of his country's deportation of ethnic Roma, also known as Gypsies, and said France would continue to dismantle Roma camps.

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