Canadian Mounties

Canadian Mounties

(Royal Canadian Mounted Police) corps which gained a romantic reputation for daring exploits and persistence in trailing criminals. [Can. Hist.: NCE, 2367]
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He wears the red jacket of the Canadian Mounties that he found in a hut--which gives rise to a series of misunderstandings when he is mistaken for a member of the Mounted Police.
Having arrived in Britain from Canada, he thought a touch of red - as worn by the famous Canadian Mounties - would add a bit of colour so instructed his resident entertainers to find a distinctive blazer "something bright, cheerful and holiday-looking".
There are Lilliputian surfers, bears (grizzly and polar), Greek gods and goddesses, Canadian Mounties, monks, mushrooms, mollusks.
A short time ago, Andrew Graybill published a book comparing the Canadian Mounties to the Texas Rangers, and now we have a comparison between Canadian and Australian ranching.
Chief Supt Butler, together with Royal Canadian Mounties and detectives from the Montreal City police descended on the large ranch where Wilson was living quietly with his wife and children, under the alias Ronald Alloway.
The uniform of the famous Redcoat staff was inspired by the red worn by the Canadian Mounties after Billy said he wanted "something bright, cheerful and holiday-looking".
U2, The Cranberries, Sy-Ence, The Corrs, Crazy Leroy and the Canadian Mounties, Snow Patrol WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR FAVOURITE MOMENT AS A MUSICIAN?
The Canadian Mounties announced the arrest of two Arabs Monday on charges of plotting a terrorist attack against a Canadian passenger train under the direction of al-Qaeda "elements" in Iran.
The plane had already been delayed at Mirabel Airport, Montreal, where Canadian Mounties removed three suspicious packages.
BOSTON - The way things are going, Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara might be greeted by a platoon of Canadian Mounties armed with handcuffs and ankle chains when he enters Montreal's Bell Centre for tomorrow night's game against Les Canadiens.
Canadian Mounties in their distinctive red and black uniforms will tower over the crowds on stilts throughout the three-day Canadian Grand Prix Celebration from June 10 to 12, while a tribute to Canada's singing sensation, Justin Bieber, will take the stage several times throughout the weekend.
We are in a good position before the Canadian Mounties arrive to bolster our squad in the New Year and there will be a lot of competition in the squad after the performances we have seen over the past month.

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