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defender

di fen der

  • n  a person who cares for persons or property
  • n  a fighter who holds out against attack

  • Turn his head the other way, a long-limbed defender like Deng is right in this face.
  • A crack criminal defender as well as prosecutor, Director Decker, who was founder of the Army's Judge Advocate General School and of the nation's first independent military .
  • We share an abiding respect for our now deceased fathersmine, a successful son of the old segregated American South; hers, a defender of the Jewish homeland in its first days of .
News & Articles

  • Soccer-Honduras defender Figueroa joins Hull City from Wigan
    LONDON, June 17 (Reuters) - Honduras defender Maynor Figueroa has joined newly-promoted Hull City from relegated Wigan Athletic on a two-year deal, the Premier League club said on Monday. The announcement reunites the 30-year-old left back with City manager Steve Bruce, who first signed him while manager of Wigan in 2008. "When the team were playing the final few games in the Championship, I ...
    June 17, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
  • Public defender granted extra funds to increase hours
    The Coshocton County Public Defender's Office will receive nearly $10,000 in additional funding from the county to help pay for extra hours to handle municipal court cases.
    June 17, 2013 - Coshocton Tribune
  • Gold Cup: El Salvador call up Chivas USA defender Steve Purdy for his second tournament
    Chivas USA announced Monday that defender Steve Purdy has been called up to El Salvador's squad for the 2013 Gold Cup.
    June 17, 2013 - MLS via Yahoo! Sports
Quotes

  • Arsene Wenger in ESPN
    Koscielny is a central defender with great ability who performed extremely well last season for Lorient,manager Arsene Wenger told the club's official website. "We identified him as a very strong centre half, who has made big progress very...
  • David Johnston in eTaiwan News
    As the representative of the Queen of Canada, who is our country's head of state, I pledge to be a stalwart defender of our Canadian heritage, of Canadian institutions, and of the Canadian people,said Johnston, days after he briefly met Queen...
  • Barack Obama in New York Times
    His extraordinary life on this earth has come to an end. His extraordinary work lives on,Mr. Obama said, speaking from the Blue Heron Farm in the town of Chilmark. "For his family, he was a guardian. For America, he was a defender of a...

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