eight-day eight-day

Definition(s):

  • (adj) lasting for eight days

Usage(s):

  1. At one point during the eight-day hijacking of Indian Airlines Flight 814, the abductors demanded $200 million from the Indian government.
  2. On May 11, Benedict arrives in Israel during an eight-day visit to the Holy Land, his first since becoming Pontiff.

News

  1. Uniquely Utah: Kayaking the Great Salt Lake

    Rebecca Richins completed an eight-day journey across the Great Salt Lake, which makes her the first person to kayak all...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: FOX 13 Utah

  2. President Obama's trip to Africa likely to cost upwards of $60 million

    An eight-day family trip to sub-Saharan Africa for President Obama will set the U.S. government back between $60 million and $100 million, according to a report from The Washington Post
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Mobile Press-Register

  3. Tax filing date pushed back

    Published: Monday, January 14, 2013 at 17:03 PM. The after affects of the fiscal cliff mean a few extra days before taxes will be filed this year. An eight-day delay moves the filing date from January 22 to January 30.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Shelby Star

Quotes

  1. "You can ask me all series long about the eight-day layoff and I'm not going to be able to give you an answer on that," manager Clint Hurdle said. "We're a no-excuse ball club, always have been and we're going to be. We got outplayed...
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Clint Hurdle Source: SI.com

  2. "You look at a guy like Sillinger," Nolan explained. "We asked him to empty his tank in the third period and he emptied it. They gave everything they had to give. It was a big win for us. Now we can enjoy our eight-day [All-Star] break and...
    on Jan 18, 2007 By: Ted Nolan Source: ESPN

  3. "We had an eight-day break, we had enough time to prepare and we were just very poor in a lot of the aspects of the game that we needed to be good at," a sombre Pavlich said. "We were second to the ball, which was very disappointing all...
    on Apr 13, 2008 By: Matthew Pavlich Source: sportal.com.au

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