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b rownowt

  • n  darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (as in a city invisible to enemy aircraft)

  • Once it becomes clear that this is no temporary brownout, the public begins to panic.
  • So here is Fantasia 2000--seven new sequences and an old favorite, The Sorcerer's Apprentice--arriving in the age of the middle-brownout.
  • But 44 years later, as Cuban-Americans continue to clutch yellowing deeds and titles, the likelihood of ever recovering the actual properties has dimmed like a Havana brownout.
News & Articles

  • Stanley Cup replay: Chicago Blackhawks facing special teams brownout
    Stanley Cup replay: Chicago Blackhawks facing special teams brownoutBOSTON -- As the Chicago Blackhawks wake up facing a two games to one deficit in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final after Monday night's 2-0 loss, the inevitable questions surrounding just why that is will arise. And those questions should start and stop at the power play, which went 0-for-4 in Game 3 and is now 0-for-10 in the ...
    June 18, 2013 - The Oneida Daily Dispatch
Quotes

  • Martin Gilbert in Jewish Exponent
    We have to hear from them directly the status of our energy supply as compared to our energy requirements particularly come summer when the energy requirement is at its peak. We have to know what would be the requirements to prevent any brownout... President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloria_Macapagal-Arroyo&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHciuUaC3mAmBG-PoNqvQHJOzqohA Inquirer.net http://www.google.com/url?q=http://politics.inquirer.net/view.php%3Fdb%3D1%26article%3D20100215-253378&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFnv-4Sh_tIzTW2IDxBrBzF7MwIyw Feb 15, 2010 13079 17815 brownshirt In hundreds of Jewish neighborhoods, paramilitary stormtroopers of the SA 'Sturmabteilung,' or Storm Division -- some in their Brownshirt uniforms, others in civilian clothes -- lit bonfires and threw furniture and books from synagogues and private...

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