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  • n. Plural form of delegation.


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  • In modern civil law, the term delegations is used for committees of representatives or judges, who in the name of the parliament of the judiciary consider and determine the special matters confided to them.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • I plan on mailing all the California congressional delegation, as well as the delegations from the Houston, TX area, also Florida, MS, and Alabama, and other states with NASA interests to let them know that the 5 year gap is unacceptable and that the shuttle is a viable option to fill that gap.

    Not Closing the Gap - NASA Watch

  • There have been so many delegations from the international community since the elections.

    International Donors Meet With Somaliland Officials Monday

  • The gist of the story, which first carried the headline "Clinton Camp Considering Nuclear Option," was that Clinton folks might try to "ram" a decision through the DNC's Rules and Bylaws Committee, which has its next scheduled meeting on May 31, to seat the delegations from the disputed Michigan and Florida primaries.

    Clinton’s Day After Option - Swampland -

  • After seeing the results and the delegations from the state of Washington where Obam got 25 delegates on less than 30,000 votes and he got more delegates in TX and NV when Hillary won the popular vote are prime indicators that the nomination was fixed.

    Obama beats back criticism over head of VP search

  • Give her a bone (seating 1/2 vote delegations from the two rule-breaking states) and let's move on.

    Democrats' late night session falls short on MI, FL delegations

  • The seating of the Florida and Michigan delegations is a priority for Clinton, who won both unsanctioned contests and is currently trailing frontrunner Barack Obama by 202 delegates in the latest CNN count.

    Full Michigan delegation with half-vote to be seated by Dems

  • Her bid for these delegations is one of the most transparent acts of desperation I have ever seen in politics, considering the history of this whole mess.

    Rendell: 'Very unlikely' Clinton will win

  • Consider his UN remarks a few days later, in which he accused Jews of all sorts of nefarious crimes, prompting a walkout from the General Assembly of many European and Latin American delegations, though, regrettably, Mr. President, not yours.

    David Harris: Dear President Lula, Again

  • This conference on local government within the SADC community is a truly landmark event, and I would like to congratulate the Ministers and their delegations from the Southern African region for coming together to discuss ways to promote regional co-operation on local government matters.

    Address to the SANC Local Government Conference


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