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see pinkpink,
common name for some members of the Caryophyllaceae, a family of small herbs found chiefly in north temperate zones (especially the Mediterranean area) but with several genera indigenous to south temperate zones and high altitudes of tropical mountains.
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any of various caryophyllaceous plants of the genera Silene and Lychnis, having red, pink, or white flowers


1. Saint Edmund. 1540--81, English Jesuit martyr. He joined the Jesuits in 1573 and returned to England (1580) as a missionary. He was charged with treason and hanged
2. Jane. born 1954, New Zealand film director and screenwriter: her films include An Angel at My Table (1990), The Piano (1993), Holy Smoke (1999), and In the Cut (2003)
3. Thomas. 1567--1620, English poet and musician, noted particularly for his songs for the lute
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Samantha Hayes is accused of attacking Jacqueline Campion at Birkdale Labour Club, in Southport, on Friday, July 10, last year.
Campion settled in and told me about her business founded on compassion, loyalty, and a tradition of hard work.
Campion money when she saw his car at a pawn shop and went inside to find him selling her son's video game console and DVDs, which she took back.
Although Mochdre have been more fortunate than most, so far losing only five matches to the weather, Campion believes his side find themselves eight points from the summit on merit rather than circumstance as they have not yet lost a game played to completion.
Prosecutor Tim Evans said: "Carl Campion surrounded himself with incompetence.
Carl Campion, 44, of Birmingham, denied robbery but was jailed for 12 years last year.
Campion plays out the heartbreak against the backdrop of Regency-period London, conjuring some arresting imagery such as a young woman walking through a meadow awash with dazzling bluebells, or the two lovers pressing their ears to adjoining bedroom walls, listening intently for the sound of the other breathing.
Campion, 21, a former Birmingham City trainee, joined Carlisle in September 2007 having been released by the Midlands giants.
THE future looks bright for Middlesbrough fine artist Hannah Campion after securing funding to develop her career.
Pupils at Edmund Campion School and local primaries are already practising their singing, juggling and other weird and wonderful talents.