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  • v  lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

  • The UNASUR statement echoes the views of Brazil's President Lula da Silva, whose support for Morales is crucial since the opposition-controlled regions abut his country.
  • In the North Woods, private and public lands abut each other, and the only way to know the difference is to consult maps issued by the state or look for NO TRESPASSING signs.
  • Indonesia, which has a weak government and endemic poverty and also happens to abut another primary sea route, was the world's worst piracy hotspot for a decade until a couple of years ago, when it was overtaken by Nigeria, which has little law but plenty of poverty and oil platforms.
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  • Acres Homes man fatally shot, his own car used for getaway
    Acres Homes man fatally shot, his own car used for getaway Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 11:03 am, Thursday, June 6, 2013 Laundra Leon Haynes was killed in the shooting that happened abut 9:30 p.m. outside the Inwood Grove apartments in the 7300 block of Alabonson, said ...
    June 6, 2013 - Houston Chronicle

  • Sean Penn in Anchorage Daily News (registration)
    I can't help but think it was related to some of the imminent discussion abut the movie coming, and somebody hungering to have an eBay item,Penn said in The Associated Press article.
  • Anthony Mundine in Sydney Morning Herald
    A lot of people talk abut my power, but you ask Shannan Taylor how hard I punch,Mundine said. "He's got an incredible defence. He fought Arthur Abraham, who is the biggest puncher in the [middleweigh] division and Abraham couldn't stop him...
  • Tom Harkin in International Herald Tribune
    I think that's a very poor requirement,Harkin said. "Talk abut the fox guarding the hen house. This is a classic case of it."

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