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  • n. Plural form of panner.

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Examples

  • Meanwhile, you'll still hear Trinidadian "panners" beating away on steel drums first fashioned out of 55-gallon oil drums in the 1930s.

    Bob Schulman: Gettin' Hip to Caribbean Music

  • Zimbabwe has been under investigation for allowing the military to control the Marange diamond field, as well as permitting diamond smuggling and illegal panners.

    Diamond Monitor Grapples With Zimbabwe Decision

  • Win this contest and your whole class will become expert gold panners.

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  • Human rights groups, meanwhile, reported little change on the ground, as did illegal panners interviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

    Kimberley Process Keeps Diamond Ban

  • Zimbabwe has been under investigation for allowing the military to control its Marange diamond field, as well as permitting illegal panners and diamond smuggling.

    Kimberley Process Keeps Diamond Ban

  • Zimbabwe has been under investigation for allowing the military to control the Marange diamond field, as well as permitting diamond smuggling and illegal panners mostly local people hoping to strike it rich in the unregulated area.

    Diamonds From Zimbabwe Field Cleared for Export

  • However, gold panners are still in evidence, largely in the watershed system of Hana and Little Hana, clearing large areas of forest in the low-lying zones along the backwaters for their prospecting digs.

    Taï National Park, Côte d'Ivoire

  • ARSENAULT: Diamond panners we interviewed in Zimbabwe told of witnessing the violence and the theft.

    CNN Transcript Jul 4, 2009

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: I'm not thinking, but I'm sure, because those are the people in there, they get (ph) the greatest panners, the soldiers themselves.

    CNN Transcript Jul 4, 2009

  • That under the orders of the Robert Mugabe government, soldiers not only took control of vast diamond fields, but likely murdered possibly hundreds of diamond panners, buried them in mass graves, then filled their own pockets and the pockets of powerful politicians with stolen riches.

    CNN Transcript Jul 4, 2009

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