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  • n. Plural form of planeload.


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  • In an effort to restore the ecological balance, they flew in planeloads of cats to kill the rats.

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  • Donovan did not have an exact count of how many Kuomintang soldiers were hidden in the jungle—he had been given estimates ranging from 1,200 to 20,000—but he now had the miserable job of flying out the bandits in planeloads of several dozen to several hundred.

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  • But of the 18 planeloads from Qatar, only five were sent through this NTC-approved channel, say people familiar with the situation.

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  • The Turkish leader was accompanied by half a dozen cabinet ministers and two planeloads of businessmen and journalists.

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  • French President Nicolas Sarkozy - now facing his own, self-provoked May '68 remix in the streets over his pension reform - tried to seduce (once again) the National Front by expelling planeloads of Romanian gypsies.

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  • In a city that Israeli Gen. Moshe Dayan coveted as a strategic prize, overlooking the Straits of Tiran at the juncture of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba, thousands of Egyptians now earned a living catering to planeloads of European and American vacationers.

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  • If there's trouble, get in line or online early to rebook or find a hotel room before planeloads of other people.

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  • On Tuesday, France sent two planeloads of medical equipment and staff to the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, which is controlled by rebels.

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  • In France, Prime Minister Francois Fillon announced that two planeloads of French doctors, nurses and medical supplies were en route to the rebel-held city of Benghazi on Monday in what he described as "the beginning of a massive humanitarian support operation to the populations of liberated territory" in Libya.

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  • We stayed away even after the hopeful rush caused by the 1979 peace treaty between Israel and Egypt, when planeloads of Egyptian-Jewish expats began to make return trips, quietly visiting their former homes and neighborhoods.

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