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white flag

a sign of surrender. [Western Folklore: Misc.]
See: Defeat
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The Minister Jos Herrera said that the designation of the site as White Flag Beach plays an important role in working to protect the marine environment.
GUWAA President Kristijan Curevic said that the organization is awarding its first White Flag to Macedonia, as an international sign of water purity.
One minute, Gus is waving the white flag and the next he's the best thing since sliced bread.
But he enraged Oatway by accusing Poyet of hoisting the white flag in his comments as Sky Sports summariser before the game with Manchester City.
The following is a tribute to the Warsaw Ghetto martyrs who raised the blue and white flag so bravely and to the fallen IDF heroes who died defending it in Israel.
In fact, Nazim Mamedov made an attempt to cross the border to Armenia with a white flag and white clothing.
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Joey Logano had a big lead and was within a half-lap of taking the white flag at Texas.
The office was opened less than a month ago to facilitate peace talks, and has also come under pressure for using the same white flag flown during the Taliban's five-year rule of Afghanistan that ended with the U.
The unique PowerPlay format features two flags on every green with the white flag considered the easier option while the tougher black flag pin position offers players a chance to gain double stableford points for nett birdies or better.
The two new witnesses in what has become known as "the white flag incident" can testify they independently saw from different vantage points the Tamil Tiger leaders accepted into the custody of the Sri Lankan military and escorted from the front line, alive.
An Israeli soldier faces just a 45-day jail term for the killing of two Gaza women carrying a white flag, under a plea bargain with a military court yesterday, the army and local media said.
Among the resonant symbols the project evokes is the traditional white flag of surrender.