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  • n. Alternative spelling of sit-down.


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  • It can be built low, to serve as a "sitdown" shelter; or by making it higher you can have a shelter in which people can stand erect.

    In Time of Emergency A Citizen's Handbook on Nuclear Attack, Natural Disasters (1968)

  • In December 1936 the "sitdown" strike began in two plants in Flint then spread to others.

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  • * If the Jets win, the Colts could get a rematch of the infamous "sitdown" game, when the Colts '23-game regular-season win streak came to a regrettable and unfortunately memorable end with starters sitting late in the third quarter. Top Stories

  • I especially wished that stylistic principles could have been suspended long enough for a sitdown with the briefly eloquent Professor Sid Watkins, a retired neurosurgeon and former Formula 1 track doctor who became Mr. Senna's close friend.

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  • "It's much bigger than the races I've done before," he said of the purse during a Thursday afternoon sitdown.

    New York Ups the Ante for a 10K Race

  • Los Angeles Iranian-Americans would achieve American historical glory by shutting down the City of Angels with a peaceful sitdown strike at the Ports of L.A./Long Beach and main highways in demand for the long overdue independent, fully funded and fully empowered 9/11 investigation.

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  • The parents found out about it and all had a sitdown.

    On Domestic Violence And Guns

  • The Obamas 'full White House sitdown with Winfrey is set to air Wednesday.

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  • … The sitdown came a day after Obama ramped up his rhetoric on financial institutions, telling CBS '"60 Minutes" in an interview aired Sunday night: "I did not run for office to be helping out a bunch of fat-cat bankers."

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  • Washington (CNN) – Coming out of their Wednesday meeting with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska and Mary Landrieu of Louisiana both had positive comments that suggested they were more ready to vote for a motion that would allow debate to begin on the Democrats 'health care plan than they had been prior to this afternoon's sitdown.

    Landrieu, Nelson sound positive note after Reid meeting


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