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overthrow

Cricket
a. a ball thrown back too far by a fielder
b. a run scored because of this

Overthrow

An ironwork hoop supporting a lantern, forming an arch in front of the door.

overthrow

A panel of ornamental metalwork placed like a lintel above metal gates.
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The unnamed author of the history writes that previously published accounts miss the point that ''the military coup that overthrew Mossadegh .
Summary: The United Arab Emirates and Kuwait congratulated Adli Mansour after he was sworn in as Egypt's new interim leader on Thursday, a day after the military overthrew Muslim Brotherhood President Mohamed Mursi.
Summary: Egypt will vote on May 23 and 24 for its first president since a popular uprising overthrew Hosni Mubarak a year ago, the head of the elections committee said on Wednesday.
On Oct 12, 1999, former President Pervez Musharraf overthrew the Nawaz Sharif government in a military coup and imposed emergency in the country.
ISLAMABAD, October 11, 2010 (Frontier Star): Pakistan Muslim league Nawaz (PML-N) would observe Tuesday as a black day all over the country against the toppling of government of former Prime Former Nawaz Sharif by former President Pervez Musharraf ON October 12, 1999 former President Pervez Musharraf overthrew the government of Nawaz Sharif in a military coup and impose emergency in the country.
Days later, he overthrew dictator George Papadopoulos.
Yet this is easier said than done, and takes little away from the fact that it was Bush who overthrew a medieval dystopia where religious police patrolled daily life.
2 : to cause the fall or end of : destroy <Rebels overthrew the government.
THE Taliban ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001, when Northern Alliance and Nato forces overthrew them.
In that year, we overthrew the only democratic government Iran ever had.
Ahmadinejad and Khamenei have been close comrades and have been in the thick of Iranian politics ever since the 1979 revolution that overthrew the Shah of Iran.
Thailand's military overthrew popularly elected Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra in the dead of night Tuesday without firing a shot, amid mounting criticism that he had undermined democracy.