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  • n. Plural form of foreigner.


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  • At the big Hotel National they finally took us in; for we were foreigners, and the Military Revolutionary Committee had promised to protect the dwellings of foreigners….

    Chapter 10. Moscow

  • Christian communities, in their capacity as _foreigners_, to the Greeks generally, with the Right granted to Russia to intercede for them to this effect, would simply make foreigners of 10,000,000 of the subjects of the Porte, or depose the Sultan as their sovereign, putting the Emperor of

    The Letters of Queen Victoria, Vol 2 (of 3), 1844-1853 A Selection from her Majesty's correspondence between the years 1837 and 1861

  • Many cities, counties and districts have created laws designed to help foreigners adjust to life in Korea, but Ansan is the first to come up with regulations aiming to protect foreigners¡¯ human rights, whether they are working here legally or not. : Total

  • One cannot employ the term foreigners to describe these delegations.


  • He used the term foreigners as all detainees were either Arabs or Afghans.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • "Mob rule" is a derogatory term foreigners apply to Taiwanese notions of justice.

    Daily Links, April 16, 2009

  • But he promises that as a top priority, he will never allow what he calls foreigners, in this case the Arab mercenaries and Osama bin Laden, to ever be able to take over Afghanistan and use it for the kind of oppression and the kind of safe haven for terrorism that he said the Taliban allowed this country to become.

    CNN Transcript Dec 11, 2001

  • Syrian President al-Assad has been insisting for some time that the opposition he faces includes what he calls "foreigners," among them al-Qaeda and other armed jihadist elements.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Meanwhile Moscow also continues to seek to exclude foreigners from the Caspian basin and maintain the greatest possible monopoly over those countries 'energy exports.

    Stephen Blank: Is Russia Riding to BP's Rescue?

  • In the United States illegal transplants take place in famous hospitals catering to wealthy foreigners from the Middle East who are able to pay cash and leave generous gifts to build new transplant units named after the cash donors rather than the poor blokes who were, in some cases, forced to donate one of their organs to the man who employed them as debt-peons.

    Nancy Scheper-Hughes: Take a Deep Breath (Inhale): Organ Panics


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