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insularity

in suh le ri tee

  • n  the state of being isolated or detached

  • Gimme some of that old-time Chicago insularity (or not) .
  • But the battle between advocates of openness and insularity continues.
  • Half of them are "New Australians" (meaning Continental Europeans), who are changing the look and sounds of a nation whose people are rugged in their insularity and proud of the .
News & Articles

  • Rutgers Needs More Athletic Oversight, Independent Review Says
    An eight-week study found “concerns regarding the insularity and autonomy” of the school’s athletics department, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP said in its report, released today.
    July 22, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • Politico Is 'This Town'
    The most baffling thing about This Town , Mark Leibovich’s romp through elite Washington, is the decision by Politico to define itself as the embodiment of the Washington insularity Leibovich skews.
    July 19, 2013 - New York Magazine
Quotes

  • Neelie Kroes in Reuters
    The freight aid scheme aims to offset certain additional transport costs related, in particular, to the insularity and remoteness of these regions,EU Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes said in a statement.
  • Cengiz Candar in Houston Chronicle
    With this vote, Turkey said no to insularity, no to closing in on itself,said Cengiz Candar, a prominent political columnist.
  • Bruce Botelho in International Herald Tribune
    There is an insularity here,Mayor Bruce Botelho said, "that I think is a net positive."

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