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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The famous red blazers worn by the resort hosts were originally inspired by the uniforms of Canadian mounties.
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.
A trip to Hong Kong is jeopardised by the murder of a businessman, Jessica uncovers skullduggery during a trip to Ireland and the Canadian Mounties rely on the busybody to solve their cases in these 21 episodes.
English gun cops can wear glasses but other forces including the Canadian Mounties avoid them in case they steam up or fall off.
CANADIAN Mounties seized 17 terror suspects with bomb-making equipment.
We can reveal his deadly plan was smashed when Canadian Mounties detected traces of coke on the two-foot headstone for 70-year-old "Loving father & husband" Albert Thomas.
EIFION Roberts is set to make history on Friday night as the heavyweight Welsh response to the Canadian Mounties.
Like the Royal Canadian Mounties, Tanny always got her man.
Morrison, Showing the Flag: The Mounted Police and Canadian Sovereignty in the North, 1894-1925 (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1985); Keith Walden, Visions of Order.' The Canadian Mounties in Symbol and Myth (Toronto: Butterworth, 1982); Reg Whitaker and Gary Marcuse, Cold War Canada: The Making of a National Insecurity State, 1945-1957 (University of Toronto Press, 1994).
Don't be surprised if some Canadian Mounties show up.
They're the Royal Canadian Mounties of the immune system - the heroes who show up in the nick of time - and they take on all bacterial invaders, be they salmonella, listeria, pasteurella, or E.

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