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tightly-guarded

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A range of the eastern Alps in Slovenia and northeast Italy. The heavily forested range rises to 2,864 m (9,390 ft).

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Examples

  • Vietnam's leaders are refurbishing the tightly-guarded facility in a bid to encourage other countries' vessels to regularly stop by for repairs or military exercises, effectively internationalizing shipping lanes nearby and counterbalancing China's reach in the region.

    Old U.S. Foe Proves Useful in Asia

  • While the massive disclosure of once-classified documents detailing some of the nation's most tightly-guarded secrets has inflamed allies and enemies alike, the move by the State Department represents a new front in the administration's campaign against unauthorized leaks.

    State Department To Columbia University Students: DO NOT Discuss WikiLeaks On Facebook, Twitter

  • While the massive disclosure of once-classified documents detailing some of the nation's most tightly-guarded secrets has inflamed allies and enemies alike, the move by the State Department represents a new front in the administration's campaign against leaks.

    State Department To Columbia University Students: DO NOT Discuss WikiLeaks On Facebook, Twitter

  • Last week Yettaw allegedly made his way into Suu Kyi's tightly-guarded compound in Burma and swam across a lake to her house, using homemade flippers.

    CNN Transcript May 15, 2009

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Bombings target Baghdad Green Zone'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Two powerful bombs exploded just outside Baghdad\'s tightly-guarded Green Zone on Tuesday as US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte was due to address reporters inside.'

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Bombings target Baghdad Green Zone

  • Two powerful bombs exploded just outside Baghdad's tightly-guarded Green Zone on Tuesday as US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte was due to address reporters inside.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Bombings target Baghdad Green Zone

  • Compared to the tightly-guarded swearing in at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, journalists attending the press conference at the same venue were amazed by the absence of security measures.

    Zardari vows to fight terrorism

  • Hart explained exactly how diamonds leave the tightly-guarded mines:

    The Diamond Myth

  • But a journalist, unless specifically invited, risks his life eing immediately destroyed - the borders are so tightly-guarded.

    When Will We Learn?

  • BLITZER: Terror, a total shock today inside one of the most tightly-guarded places in Baghdad.

    CNN Transcript Apr 12, 2007

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