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  • n  a period of fourteen consecutive days
    most major tennis tournaments last a fortnight

  • With Rosh Hashonah last fortnight began the Jewish new year, according to the Jewish calendar the 5,698th since the Creation.
  • Then they chugged across northern Africa, arrived in Manhattan on an export steamer a fortnight ago.
  • These negotiations were begun fortnight ago at Berchtesgaden, after months of private exchanges between the four European chiefs, Neville Chamberlain, Adolf Hitler, Edouard .
News & Articles

  • Bendtner set for Arsenal exit
    The Gunners have agreed a deal with several 'good' clubs for the Denmark international, and he expects to decide on his destination in the next fortnight
    June 12, 2013 - Goal.com via Yahoo! Sports
  • Fortnight For Freedom Rally planned For June 20, 2013
    Archbishop George J. Lucas will headline the Archdiocese of Omaha’s June 20 “Fortnight for Freedom Rally” at Christ the King Church in Omaha.
    June 10, 2013 - WOWT Omaha
  • Prep sports: The week ahead
    Week 2 of the busiest fortnight in prep sports begins Tuesday with the starts of the golf and lacrosse state tournaments, followed by the baseball state tournament, which kicks off Thursday.
    June 10, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
Quotes

  • Rafael Benitez in Times Online
    The whole side showed great character to come back like that again,said Benitez. "We did something similar at Manchester City a fortnight ago, and maybe I would like a calmer time on the bench. It would be nice to have three or four goals...
  • Andrew Sheridan in Reuters.uk
    I'm obviously very disappointed to get the news but I've got to follow the medical advice I've received,Sheridan said in a Rugby Football Union statement. "The laceration should be fully healed in a fortnight."
  • Haile Gebrselassie in Telegraph.co.uk
    Gebrselassie, who had suffered a minor injury only two weeks ago, said: "I'm so happy everything was perfect - the weather, the pacemaking and support from the spectators. In my last preparation over 20k a fortnight ago I ran 40 seconds faster than...

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