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  • n. Plural form of drumbeat.


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  • The sharp drumbeats from the French ships, the lighting up of open ports, the burning of blue lights, showed Blackwood what was in progress.

    Famous Sea Fights From Salamis to Tsu-Shima

  • Adding to the drumbeats were the thundering hoofs of lancers.

    Darksong Rising

  • This is repeated over and over as you realize the drumbeats are the heart and rhythm for the orchestra.

    Thoroughbred News |

  • Mrs. Clinton, who is visiting the U.A.E., Oman and Qatar this week, said she is aware of the "drumbeats" that risk sparking a regional war between Tehran and its allies on the one side, and the U.S. and Israel on the other.

    Clinton Says Curbs Slow Iran Program

  • Iran for encouraging the "drumbeats" of war around the region to divert attention from its nuclear work.

    Reuters: Top News

  • To the sound of a conch shell and Native American drumbeats, protesters marched to the state Capitol on Sunday to join about 2,500 others in opposition to Arizona's new immigration law.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Monday, April 26, 2010

  • I made up a song to go along with the drumbeats which went: “Through and through and on to Peru / Through every taboo and on to Peru.”

    Henry’s Demons

  • The course has been plotted by the flat earth drumbeats echoing thru the halls of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.

    Bolden and Garver: Smooth Sailing - NASA Watch

  • He pounded into me, a heavy dark rhythm that was like drumbeats from the heart of Africa.


  • A long time ago, I ran away with my Brazilian boyfriend to Rio, the city of blue waters, drumbeats and the sweet smell of ripe fruit.

    The Feijoada From Ipanema


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