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  • n. Plural form of crusader.


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  • He warns Muslims to prepare for a long fight in Sudan against what he calls crusaders and plunderers.

    CNN Transcript Apr 24, 2006

  • Sunni Islamist insurgent groups such as al Qaeda have little tolerance for those who do not adhere to their severe brand of Islam, and have attacked Iraqi minorities they label crusaders, devil worshippers and infidels.

    Reuters: Top News

  • One of the caped crusaders is murdered and his five companions try to find who killed him.

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  • So, he calls the crusaders the Franj a lot, and makes sure to play up all the rape and pillage he can, but that's not how the crusades looked through Arab eyes.

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  • My problem with the smoking crusaders is that it’s not an either/or thing now.

    Argumentum ad Baculum

  • US investigators said Bin Laden, through Fawwaz, published several threats against the US in the 1990s for keeping troops in Saudi Arabia, and also against so-called crusaders for allegedly waging war on Muslims.

    Suspected Osama bin Laden aide set for US extradition over 1998 bombings

  • After all, while the crusaders were a mild annoyance to the Muslim world, the barbarian invasions from Mongolia were utterly devastating.

    2008 January 13 « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • Both of these people are known as crusaders when it comes to global warming.

    CNN Transcript Dec 20, 2008

  • But a clash is what's been shaping up whether anybody cares to admit it or not; we're being called crusaders whether we so regard ourselves or not.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Jamal was a former chemistry professor who somewhere along the line found religion—radical Islam, to be specific—joined the GIA, and followed several of his GIA counterparts to Iraq, where he took up arms against the Western imperial crusaders, aka the American military.



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