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  • n. Plural form of flagbearer.

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Examples

  • Young Qatari royal Sheikh Fahad al-Thani enjoyed big-race success at Newmarket on Thursday, with Frederick Engels in the July Stakes, but one of his other flagbearers is on his travels.

    Tattenham Corner

  • Once the buzz of the last vuvuzela has died away, get ready to groove to D.C. disco flagbearers Beautiful Swimmers, who are about to embark on a European tour, and the hot Brooklyn disco-house duo Runaway, whose dubby remixes always seem like they'd be perfect soundtrack for a tropical beach party -- or, barring that, any type of summer gathering.

    Nightlife Agenda

  • The editor in question, Raju Narisetti, appeared frustrated with the moves, saying: “For flagbearers of free speech, some newsroom execs have the weirdest double standards when it comes to censoring personal views.”

    Is transparency the new objectivity? 2 visions of journos on social media » Nieman Journalism Lab

  • Not only have these attacks caught the attention of the flagbearers of the nation but they have involved and consumed them.

    Anant Goenka: The Rich Are No Longer Isolated From Realities of India

  • These groups serve as the domestic flagbearers of an interventionist, occupationist, force-based, and costly American foreign policy in the Middle East.

    Karen Kwiatkowski: Drunk on Power?

  • The Maxim guns hosed along the lines, killing men and horses, the wounded who staggered to their feet and pressed on, the flagbearers who tumbled forward with the momentum of the fanatic dead.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • As the band plays a Cuban march, a group of Pioneers enter the theater, as well as flagbearers carrying the combat flag of the Committees for the

    FIDEL CASTRO ADDRESSES MININT ANNIVERSARY CERE

  • "Our people are proud of our athletes, who are children of the revolution, flagbearers of the revolution," said Fidel.

    CASTRO ADDRESSES CUBAN ATHLETES ON BRAZIL GAMES

  • You will be the missionaries, the pioneers, the flagbearers of the formidable technical revolution taking place in our country's agriculture, and you will lead it to become, in a very short span of years, one of the most technical, and one of the most productive!

    BATABANO INAUGURATION

  • We would not be a great people, worthy of the enterprise we have undertaken, we would not be the flagbearers of the revolution in our

    CEREMONY TO HONOR 13 MARCH MARTYRS

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