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  • n. Plural form of kidnaping.


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  • So, never mind the blowin up of bakeries, and bus attacks, rocket attacks, kidnapings, etc.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: February 2, 2007

  • The tourists from Alabama are singled out for kidnapings and racist slurs.

    Rich Rapists and Cannibal Killers; Distraction News Goes Into High Gear

  • They don't want to go down that road because it just encourages more kidnapings.

    CNN Transcript Jan 26, 2006

  • Yemen has had a rush of kidnapings of westerners, especially in the north.

    CNN Transcript Jan 25, 2006

  • As far as this serial killer case is concerned, we have -- the incidents began last August with sexual assaults, robbing and kidnapings.

    CNN Transcript Jul 11, 2006

  • SOLEDAD O'BRIEN: Aneesh, there's been, at least in recent weeks, an uptick in the number of kidnapings of westerners.

    CNN Transcript Jan 27, 2006

  • But I think that if people are paying this attention to the kind of national focus these cases are getting, they're really missing the point, because the vast majority of kidnapings are local situations.

    CNN Transcript Jun 18, 2002

  • It was what she had to say that would have the impact: It had been reported to her by two reliable sources that the kidnapings, for lack of a better word, had possibly been committed by members of the hospital staff.

    Sweet Anger

  • The provocations from the left have included random assassinations of rookie policemen, kidnapings of innocent civilians, and indiscriminate bombings which have killed working-class children.

    Argentine Terror

  • Mr. Kraft's reference to the "October, 1970, Quebec kidnapings and murder" that "even for Canadians broke the myth of their peaceable kingdom" illustrates precisely what I mean.

    See Canada First


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