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Fabian

1. of, relating to, or resembling the delaying tactics of the Roman general Q. Fabius Maximus (died 203 bc) who withstood Hannibal while avoiding a pitched battle; cautious; circumspect
2. a member of or sympathizer with the Fabian Society, an association of British socialists founded in 1884
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Police continued to investigate executed killer Fabianus Tibo's accusation that 16 other Christians had masterminded the Central Sulawesi violence.
Quoting another Roman scholar, Papirius Fabianus, Pliny noted the popular belief that marble grew in quarries like a living, organic being.
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in November last year rejected pleas for pardon by Fabianus Tibo, 61, Marianus Riwu, 48, and Dominggus da Silva, 38, which they sought after the Supreme Court rejected their appeals.
1 and 2 (Paris: Lethielleux, 1929); Maria Fabianus Moos, Scriptum Super Libros Sententiarum, bk.
The second edition has in interview with Christian militant Fabianus Tibo, who is on death row for leading attacks against Muslims in riot-torn town of Poso in Central Sulawesi Province from 1998 to 2000.