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suh fuh kay shuhn

  • n  killing by depriving of oxygen
  • n  the condition of being deprived of oxygen (as by having breathing stopped)

  • Now based in Miami, he writes columns and has published numerous books about issues like immigration (his latest is Dying to Cross, a wrenching account of the suffocation deaths in .
  • In short, Lake Erie is in danger of dying by suffocation.
  • According to a coroner's preliminary report, they had died of suffocation.
News & Articles

  • State cites SW Ind. company over worker's death
    State regulators have cited a southwestern Indiana company for several violations involving the March suffocation death of one of its workers.
    June 15, 2013 - WTHR Indianapolis
  • Health Tip: Protect Young Ones From Suffocation
    Title: Health Tip: Protect Young Ones From Suffocation Category: Health News Created: 6/12/2013 8:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 6/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
    June 13, 2013 -
  • Letters to the editor: June 13, 2013
    In response to Carol Gendel (Letters, June 6): Blaming the gun is like blaming a glass for getting you drunk or the car because you hit someone. I don’t know which studies you are reading, but suicide is 85 percent higher by hanging, strangulation or suffocation. We need more laws?
    June 13, 2013 - Pomerado Newspaper Group

  • Samiullah Khan in AFP
    The children were pronounced dead at the hospital. They died of suffocation as they could not unlock the car or slide down the windows,Khan told AFP.
  • Mostafa Moeen in
    Take seriously the danger of fascism,Mr Moin said. "Such creeping and complex attempts will eventually lead to militarism, authoritarianism as well as social and political suffocation in the country."
  • Adam Gilchrist in Fox Sports
    It's the highest quality, that bowling, just allowing Punter (captain Ricky Ponting) to set the fields he wants ...... 'suffocation' is the word,Gilchrist said. "If you don't have runs flowing, you're under the pump - they (our bowlers)...

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