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protest march


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n protest march occasion when you can express opposition by marching (usually on some government institution) without a license
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In literature:

Chateau-Vieux, in spite of the notarial protest, will not march a step.
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
So I marched off and left him protesting.
"The Rise of Roscoe Paine" by Joseph C. Lincoln
Kenby laughed, and Mrs. March laughed too, but with an inner note of protest.
"The March Family Trilogy, Complete" by William Dean Howells
In March 1679 he protested against the second reading of the bill for disabling Danby.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
Notwithstanding the protest of the "Mormons," another law was passed against them, (March, 1882), called the Edmunds Act.
"A Young Folks' History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" by Nephi Anderson
The Protesters marched upon Edinburgh.
"Claverhouse" by Mowbray Morris
Wrathfully, insubordinately, protestingly, they still marched when he gave the word.
"The Eagle of the Empire" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
The Pope, as he marched by, stopped in front of him and cursed him for a Protestant.
"The Pines of Lory" by John Ames Mitchell
He marched against the Protestants, and discomfited their armies in the heart of Germany.
"History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain." by William H. Prescott
Indignant, they protest; they are all marching under arms!
"Above the Battle" by Romain Rolland
The march had been deferred under protest; so far the organisation answered to the wheel.
"The Secret of the League" by Ernest Bramah
There could be no protest made against this time-honored rogue's march.
"Memoirs of Service Afloat, During the War Between the States" by Raphael Semmes
But we had not announced the hour of our March 4th protest.
"My Own Story" by Emmeline Pankhurst
The Protestant army, about twenty-five thousand strong, marched out of St. Yrieix in profound silence at about one o'clock in the morning.
"The Pocket Bible or Christian the Printer" by Eugène Sue
Public indignation was intense; thousands marched the streets in protest; the unions grew like beanstalks.
"The Great Steel Strike and its Lessons" by William Z. Foster
So Mildred marched meekly upstairs, to put on hat and jacket, without uttering a single protest.
"A Girl in Spring-Time" by Jessie Mansergh
It was useless to protest however, for the Major was already marching round the room in search of appropriate furniture.
"The Passionate Elopement" by Compton Mackenzie
On the 15th of March 1870, a curious protest was presented to the Council by some bishops of the United Kingdom.
"Letters of Lord Acton" by Lord Acton
But nobody took any notice of this protest, and the troops marched to Lombardy.
"The Revolutionary Movement of 1848-9 in Italy, Austria-Hungary, and Germany" by C. Edmund (Charles Edmund) Maurice
Sunday, the 6th of March, I went to Charenton, two leagues from Paris, to hear and see the manner of the French Protestant Church service.
"The Diary of John Evelyn (Vol 1 of 2)" by John Evelyn

In news:

Occupy Wall Street protesters arrested during impromptu march.
Protesters gesture during a march in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens.
Protesters arrested at LAX march.
Unionized workers at Los Angeles International Airport plan a march on Thanksgiving eve to protest what they allege are a contractor's unfair labor practices, it was announced Friday.
Bahrain ban to stop protest marches .
About 350 supporters marched outside Mardi Gras casino Tuesday to protest the firing of 10 employees for trying to organize a union at the Hallandale Beach casino.
Photographers follow protesters marching in front of the Walmart in Paramount on Black Friday.
A man gestures as thousands of people march in Benghazi, Libya, during a protest against militias on Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of people marched Saturday through the streets of Chinatown in Los Angeles to protest against Wal-Mart's plans to open a store in the neighborhood.
Buddhist monks and activists march during a protest against a violent crackdown on monks by Myanmar police at Letpadaung copper mine located in Monywa, Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012, in Yangon, Myanmar .
Demonstrators make their way towards Michigan Avenue during a protest march as a part of this weekend's NATO summit in Chicago Sunday.
Many Norwegians are critical of the EU receiving the award, and a protest march is planned for the day before the award ceremony.
100,000 march in Tokyo to protest nuclear energy .
Named after assemblyman Don Mulford, the bill garnered national attention after the Black Panthers marched on the California Capitol to protest the bill.
At a Walmart in Lakewood, Colorado more than 100 protesters marched outside the store in support of the workers.

In science:

To emphasize the culturally important commentary and sharing, we collected data about six events in the time period of June 2009 to March 2012: the H1N1 virus outbreak, Michael Jackson’s death, the Iranian elections and protests, Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize, the Egyptian revolution, and the Syrian uprising.
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