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  • n. Plural form of foyer.

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Examples

  • This is not a land of the 1st Amendment and voting rights; it is a kingdom run by the strict interpretation of Wahhabi Islam, where abayas hang in foyers, servants linger like ghosts, minarets glow in green neon and, as a recent court case showed, a woman who is raped can also be sentenced to 200 lashes for un-Islamic behavior.

    Jeff Fleishman, LA Times: Pursuing Happiness Behind the Veil

  • SIP optiPoint 410 S families offer a uniquely wide range of features: With User Mobility, for example, it is simple matter for users to employ their personal settings at different telephones across the entire optiPoint 410 S entry is especially suited to use in common spaces, such as foyers, reception areas or corridors, because it can be wall mounted.

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  • And the foyers were festooned with images of the Texan trailer-trash turned Playboy model, who married an 89-year-old billionaire, and lived unhappily ever after until her death four years ago from an overdose.

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  • The woman fixed Yetta with a glare that seemed to scorn holey shoes, Jews, Italians, immigrants, and anyone else without marble foyers.

    Uprising

  • AGAIN - Upper Northwest Washington and its environs are so much more than hotbeds of ornate foyers, sham marriages and awful bars.

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  • She told her audience that the Germans had technical know-how in matters such as organising complicated scene changes but, better still, they emphasised the conviviality, the excitement, of theatregoing with "spacious foyers . . . very unlike the cramped conditions in London theatres".

    A stage of her own: Elisabeth Scott and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre

  • Contemporary American novelists, compared with Powers, can seem like intellectual visitors, fiddling in the foyers of the mind.

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  • Small wonder, as the production was a familiar sight to many Brooklynites; the odd flyer for a street shoot can still be spotted in foyers.

    Author Uses His City, and City Takes Note

  • • To relieve the pressure on what are often chock-a-block foyers and open a new cafe-bar on the north-east riverfront corner where the waste and goods facilities are.

    National Theatre's Cottesloe venue to be renamed after £10m donor

  • Disappearing are formal living and dining rooms, two-story foyers and second staircases.

    Blueprint for a New American Home

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