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pil yuhn

  • n  a seat behind the rider of a horse or motorbike etc.

  • It is rush hour in So Paulo, and I am riding pillion through the frenetic streets of downtown.
  • My father would drive, with me, a toddler, standing on the floorboard in front of him and my mother seated pillion, cradling my infant sister in her arms.
  • The Japanese also reacted sharply to what they saw as a sharp kick in the pillion.
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  • Lady Bruins Volleyball Camp grades 7-9
    Campers from grades 7-9 in the Lady Bruins Volleyball Camp are (sitting, left to right) Harleigh Rice, Hallie McGuire, Olivia Smith, Katelyn Kapraun, Clara Ferrari, Lauren Pillion, Makenzie Meuser, Veronica Lopez, Georgia Kapetaneas and Abbie May; (kneeling, from left) Maggie Smith, Courtney Cook, Breanna Pyszka, Lexi Quesse, Katy Brandt, Ava Cattani, Alicia Koogler, Jaci Cain, Sophia Esme ...
    July 3, 2013 - Bureau County Republican

  • Paul Wilkinson in Muslim American Society
    Riding pillion with a powerful ally has proved costly in terms of British and US military lives, Iraqi lives, military expenditure and the damage caused to the counter-terrorism campaign,said Wilkinson and Gregory.
  • Magnus Ranstorp in Reuters India
    Militants "see Britain riding pillion with the United States. Britain is so closely intertwined with US policy. It is the second-best (target) but it's pretty close to the first," said Ranstorp. "The whole combustible mixture of these factors...
  • Chris Broad in Times Online
    There were four or five police outriders,says Broad, "all with pillion passengers on the back, all with rifles. There was a car in front, with elite troops in it, and one behind the bus. There was an ambulance and a fire engine travelling...

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