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  • n. Plural form of reclamation.


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  • In our culture, the typical gifting period of the year shifts rapidly to this moment of fresh proclamations and reclamations, to a time of resolution and hope for an even better you, a happier you, a fuller and more enriched you.

    Margaret Ruth: A New Year's Resolution: Step Outside The Box

  • The most resonant of these reclamations has been R&S Records, founded in 1984.

    Dance music gets nostalgic: the disco and rave reissue boom

  • While I'm all for reclamations of lesser-known myths that celebrate female power -- one prisoner even sings from the Finnish epic creation myth "The Kalevala" -- the writing in this section is relentlessly humorless.

    Book review: Valerie Sayers reviews 'The Birth of Love,' by Joanna Kavenna

  • It's perhaps interesting to note that the River Nene is only a short distance away, but before the great reclamations of land around here nearby Wisbech was a port actually on the coast, (there's a section of old sea bank in the next village of Leverington).

    Fit for Purpose

  • These new books are reclamations of that tumultuous history and represent a kind of defense of the liberal imagination, reminders that the great eccentricity of our Enlightenment tradition has always been a mark of its strange vitality.

    Terror on the Streets of New York, Take One

  • The farm reclamations, in which the government has brutalized and robbed white farmers who had made Zimbabwe into the bread basket of Africa, means that farm production is down significantly.

    Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: A Week in Mugabe's Zimbabwe

  • These are listed as: maintenance of flood defense; completion of the regulation of the Sf Gheorghe branch; completion of the works to protect the coastline in the zone of Sinoe; completion of the works to protect the coastline in the zone of Portita-Sf Georghe-Sulina; navigation and bank protection of the Sulina branch; and maintenance of existing reclamations at Pardina, Sireasa, Fortuna, Rusco, Grindul Island, Chilia and Sulina.

    Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, Romania

  • In the 1990s, the institute sought to draft provisions for property reclamations in post-Castro Cuba.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • He's been awful since 2000, but the Reds have had their share of reclamations in pitchers far less talented than Chen. - Tip sheet

  • Quite apart from such reclamations, however, our canals and irrigation systems have also effectually checked the spread of desertism.

    To Mars via The Moon An Astronomical Story


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