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Fabian

1. of, relating to, or resembling the delaying tactics of the Roman general Q. Fabius Maximus (died 203 bc) who withstood Hannibal while avoiding a pitched battle; cautious; circumspect
2. a member of or sympathizer with the Fabian Society, an association of British socialists founded in 1884
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A spokesman at the attorney general's office confirmed the executions of Fabianus Tibo, 61, Marianus Riwu, 49, and Dominggus da Silva, 38, and urged all parties to respect the law as all legal means of avoiding the death penalty had been exhausted.
1 and 2 (Paris: Lethielleux, 1929); Maria Fabianus Moos, Scriptum Super Libros Sententiarum, bk.
The second edition has in interview with Christian militant Fabianus Tibo, who is on death row for leading attacks against Muslims in riot-torn town of Poso in Central Sulawesi Province from 1998 to 2000.
Fabianus Tibo, 55, Marianus Riwu, 43, and Dominggus da Silva, 37, sought a pardon from the president after the Supreme Court rejected their request to review the sentence.
In their verdict, the panel of judges said Yohanes Imo, Gabriel Halenoni and Fabianus Ulu ''are not guilty of participating in the murder of Pvt.