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chieftain

the head or leader of a tribe or clan
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He evidently explained briefly the incidents connected with his expedition, including my capture, and when he had concluded the chieftain addressed me at some length.
My exhibition had been witnessed by several hundred lesser Martians, and they immediately broke into demands for a repetition, which the chieftain then ordered me to make; but I was both hungry and thirsty, and determined on the spot that my only method of salvation was to demand the consideration from these creatures which they evidently would not voluntarily accord.
We of Thuria had heard of a great chieftain who has bound together many tribes, and my father has sent me to Dacor to learn if there be truth in these stories, and if so to offer the services of Thuria to him whom we have heard called emperor.
Seizing his shield and drawing his sword, he cried, "Come, let us go to him, let us help our chieftain, although the grim terror of fire be hot.
Two chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Chief Bisi Akande, on Tuesday in Abuja met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Gerona said that when Magellan arrived in the Philippines, Cebu was already a thriving port with vibrant communities headed by several chieftains and was actively involved in commerce.
champion Chieftains traveled to Springfield's MassMutual Center last Thursday night, where they overcame Western Mass.
SIX Time Grammy Awardwinning Irish band, The Chieftains are celebrating their 50th anniversary with a national tour that includes Birmingham's Symphony Hall.
The Chieftains - Voice Of Ages This album is released to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Grammy-winning Irish group The Chieftains' forming, incidentally the same year as The Rolling Stones.
PADDY Moloney and The Chieftains have hit the right note with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
MISSAN / Aswat al-Iraq: 600 Iraqi Tribal Chieftains in southern Iraq's Missan Province have expressed support for the security forces in their province, after the withdrawal of the American forces from the province, according to a statement by the Director of Tribes in Missan on Thursday.
QUETTA, December 07, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Muhammad Aslam Khan Raisani has said extremists had been attacking Baloch Nawabs and tribal chieftains to push Baloch people to tribal war and anarchy like situation.