laager laager

Definition(s):

  • (n) a camp defended by a circular formation of wagons

Usage(s):

  1. For sake of survival the Afrikaners prepare to enter the laager again.
  2. South African folklore contains proud tales of ''going into the laager.
  3. In every quarter of the globe Britons buckled down to the task of making their whole Empire a laager against the mechanized raids of Nazidom's 20th-century Hottentots.

News

  • Grundy County, Tenn., man found guilty on lesser charge

    A Grundy County, Tenn., man charged with first-degree murder in a fatal shooting in Gruetli-Laager, Tenn., has been found guilty of the lesser charge of reckless homicide and not guilty on other charges, officials said.
    on August 20, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

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Quotes

  • With Labour already dubbing Mr Howard "something of the right" Mr Bercow said he "must not to retreat to a rightwing laager, not to preoccupy itself only, or predominantly, with people who are already Conservative, but to try to reach out to...
    on Nov 2, 2003 By: John Bercow Source: guardian.co.uk

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