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green bomber

green bomber  n.— «Mr Wafawarova was a key official in the Ministry of Youth in Zimbabwe responsible for the training youth militias to torture in camps around the country. The youth militias known in Zimbabwe as “green...

touchback

touchback  n.— «On one side are those who believe that progressives should not support federal legislation that offers less than complete and unconditional amnesty for undocumented immigrants. This means no compromises around “guest...

Gunchester

Gunchester  n.— «In Manchester, the killing of school boy Jessie James in September 2006 prompted a gun amnesty which netted more than 400 weapons. But despite shaking off its “Gunchester” reputation of the mid-90s, the city...

in-custody death syndrome

in-custody death syndrome  n.— «A condition known as “excited delirium,” sometimes also referred to as “in-custody death syndrome,” has been attributed by some US and Canadian coroners to a number of deaths in...