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thousands-strong

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  • For two decades, a thousands-strong group of villagers, lawyers and environmentalists has delayed a high-speed rail project between Italy and France.

    Italy's Tunnel Trouble

  • With street protests, legal actions and even some violent skirmishes, a thousands-strong group of villagers, lawyers and environmentalists has delayed the Treno Alta Velocita rail project, or TAV, as it's known here, for two decades.

    Protesters Make Italian Rail Project the Little Engine That Couldn't

  • You can bet that every Premier League superstar will be included in that thousands-strong list of those yet to be informed that their phone – and who knows what else at this stage – was hacked.

    Time for Sky's football stars to join the anti-Murdoch Justice League | Marina Hyde

  • When the Hawaii Senate voted 18-5 to pass civil unions Wednesday, it sought to end nearly 20 years of thousands-strong rallies, election battles and passionate public testimony that have divided the Rainbow State.

    Hawaii eyes gay ceremonies after civil unions pass

  • The final vote came after years of thousands-strong rallies, election battles and passionate public testimony on an issue that has divided the Rainbow State for nearly 20 years.

    Hawaii Legislature OKs same-sex civil unions

  • It's the name of a 60-person unit Dr. Lee leads within the thousands-strong research force of the giant U.K. pharmaceutical company.

    Glaxo Tries Biotech Model to Spur Drug Innovations

  • Many in the thousands-strong crowd outside booed and chanted "shame" when they heard the result of the vote, and pressed against metal barriers and lines of riot police penning them in.

    Students, police clash as UK approves tuition hike

  • Many in the thousands-strong crowd booed and chanted "shame" when they heard the result of the vote, and pressed against metal barriers and lines of riot police penning them in.

    Car Containing Prince Charles And Camilla Attacked By Student Protesters

  • Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko was declared re-elected to a fourth term by a landslide Monday, after a thousands-strong protest against alleged large-scale electoral fraud was violently broken up by riot police Sunday evening.

    Election in Belarus

  • Sergei Grits/Associated Press A relative of an arrested Belarus opposition supporter waited outside the prison's walls Monday, after a thousands-strong protest against alleged large-scale electoral fraud was violently broken up by riot police Sunday evening.

    Election in Belarus

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  • Granted, a hyphen divides in half the 6-consonant string in this adjectival term. Still, six consonants in a row.

    July 11, 2010