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  • adj. Not defended

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not defended or capable of being defended


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  • Basically the Mexican border is going to remain undefended and Bush will send up to 6,000 National Guard troops to the border to sit on their hands for show!

    Think Progress » The FBI acknowledged

  • An asset this vital to our national and economic security must not be left undefended, which is why it is critical that we move forward quickly with our comprehensive legislation to better protect our country's networks.

    Lead Stories from AOL

  • The Hague Convention of 1907 prohibits attacks on "undefended" civilian targets.

    To The Victors Go The Trials

  • He was beautiful to watch—defending the undefended, giving his voice to the voiceless, truly becoming a master of the Senate.

    The Good Fight

  • Hitting the islands early with Japan is also immense fun, as you can just barricade your capital territory and leave the rest of your research cities totally undefended.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Fine Art of Negotiating

  • The British press emphasized the multinational composition of the strike force and gave equal coverage to North Korean accusations of nonmilitary damage, while also noting the irony that antiaircraft guns surrounding the “undefended city” claimed to have downed ten UN aircraft.

    Between War and Peace

  • He knew that Mexico allocated most of its army near Mexico City, leaving northern Mexico almost undefended.

    Between War and Peace

  • And not all undefended, for out through the Golden Gate moved the Energon, a tiny toy of white, rolling like a straw in the stiff sea on the bar where a strong ebb-tide ran in the teeth of the summer sea-breeze.


  • On the sea-rim rose the smoke from the funnels of a hundred hostile vessels of war, all converging upon the helpless, undefended, Golden Gate.


  • The plotters transferred their efforts to the bank, consulate, and synagogues because they were relatively undefended targets.

    The Longest War


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