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river, c.420 mi (680 km) long, formed in S Nebr. by the junction of the North Fork and Arikaree rivers. It is joined by the South Fork at Benkelman and flows E across the rolling grasslands of Nebraska and SE across Kansas to join the Smoky Hill and form the Kansas River at Junction City. Its broad channel traverses a rich agricultural region. The river is included in the Missouri River basin project. Many dams and reservoirs have been built for flood control, irrigation, and power.


1. of, resembling, or relating to a republic
2. supporting or advocating a republic
3. a supporter or advocate of a republic


1. of, belonging to, or relating to a Republican Party
2. of, belonging to, or relating to the Irish Republican Army
3. a member or supporter of a Republican Party
4. a member or supporter of the Irish Republican Army
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It is very probable," (says he[1]) "that mankind would have been obliged at length to live constantly under the government of a single person, had they not contrived a kind of constitution that has all the internal advantages of a republican, together with the external force of a monarchical government.
The chairman was still more worried when the monster torchlight procession came off, with the members of the Doyle Republican Association all in red capes and hats, and free beer for every voter in the ward--the best beer ever given away in a political campaign, as the whole electorate testified.
Because I say Republicans are stupid, and hold that liberty, equality, and fraternity are exploded bubbles, does not make me a socialist," Martin said with a smile.
The Republicans are foes to equality, though most of them fight the battle against equality with the very word itself the slogan on their lips.
Barsad," he went on, in the tone of one who really was looking over a hand at cards: "Sheep of the prisons, emissary of Republican committees, now turnkey, now prisoner, always spy and secret informer, so much the more valuable here for being English that an Englishman is less open to suspicion of subornation in those characters than a Frenchman, represents himself to his employers under a false name.
That's one of your red republican humbugs, Augustine
No, this was the outlook in the early morning hours of November 8, 2006 after voters swept Republicans out of office and turned the formerly "red" Republican Granite State a deep Democratic "blue.
George Runner, R-Lancaster, and chairman of the Senate Republican caucus.
They recruited candidates for every Republican seat in districts that had voted for John Kerry over George W.
And it won't be enough to prevent the crackup that will soon finish off the era of Republican dominance.
Montana, where progressive Democrat Jon Tester has relentlessly hit Republican Conrad Burns for his connection to Jack Abramoff.
But that all changed in 2003 when Log Cabin hired Patrick Guerriero--a Massachusetts native and moderate Republican who had served as a state legislator as well as mayor of his hometown of Melrose--to be the group's second executive director.

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