Example sentences for: alliance

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  • Within these granite walls, João I married his English bride, Philippa of Lancaster, in 1387 (the scene is depicted in azulejos in São Bento railway station), thus sealing the ancient alliance between Portugal and England — an alliance with particular strength in Porto due to the overwhelming English involvement in the port wine trade.

  • Selectivity in approaching issues of human rights and self-determination is a long-standing American trait, al-Husseini said, adding that "its resolve in Kosovo perhaps has more to do with upholding the credibility of NATO as its 50 th anniversary approaches, and to ensure that Washington's leadership of the alliance does not appear weak."

  • al); March Comments at 168 (comment of Kevin G. Magee, Legal Action of Wisconsin); March Comments at 174-75 (comment of Daniel G. Ford, Columbia Legal Services); March Comments at 187 (comment of Michael L. Monahan, State Bar of Georgia); March Comments at 189 (comment of Janet E. Hill, National Employment Lawyers Association); April Comments at 41 (comment of Nieves Negrete, Washington Alliance for Immigrant and Refugee Justice); April Comments at 44 (comment of Walt Auvil, Attorney at Law); April Comments at 48 (comment of Doreen Dodson, ABA/SCLAID); March Testimony at 70 (testimony of Mary Lee Hall, Legal Service of North Carolina); April Testimony at 23 (testimony of Cynthia Rice, California Rural Legal Assistance); April Testimony at 139 (testimony of Sylvia Argueta, Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund).

  • this alliance to pool the expertise, authorities, and technical resources required to address electronic crimes-an effort that has been recognized by communities across the country and internationally as a model for local interagency cooperation and private/public partnership.

  • It was finally put down by the intervention of all the great powers, which joined together in an unprecedented alliance.


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