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  • n. Plural form of Terran.

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Examples

  • "The Springers say that the Terrans are the only ones to blame for the spread of these drugs," cried the Morg.

    Horn : Green

  • Surrendering the formula to the Terrans was a calculated trick he had thought up and which was designed to gain the confidence of the Earthlings.

    False Front

  • Well, not too long ago the Terrans were a small unimportant people somewhere in a remote region.

    Enemy in the Dark

  • The Terrans are the humans, which bend metal and fire to their will, while the bug-like Zerg species produces cheap troops at an alarming rate and covers the ground in a black, vile substance called Creep

    Joystiq

  • The Terrans are the humans, which bend metal and fire to their will; while the bug-like Zerg species produces cheap troops at an alarming rate and covers the ground in a black, vile substance called Creep

    Joystiq

  • The so-called Terrans, who have high-tech weaponry and Marine-like grit, have squared off against the insect-like Zerg and the mystical and technologically advanced Protoss.

    VentureBeat

  • Interestingly, this distinction isn't frivolous or motivated by aesthetic sensibilities; the different personae are used both to help delegate responsibilities on board the ship (duties ranging from navigation to xenoforming) and to assist in their contacts with Earthlings (or "Terrans," as we're known among the spacewomen).

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • "And I don't know anything at all about the kind of Terrans who have young.

    Uller Uprising

  • Two thousand years between The Coming of the Terrans and Retreat To the Stars leaves a lot of time for things to change and plenty of chronological slots for the above to fit in.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • The Terrans in particular offer interesting objects, such as bicycles, and ask in return worthless items, mostly perfectly obvious information.

    Free Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: The Flowers of Aulit Prison - Nancy Kress

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