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crusade

1. any of the military expeditions undertaken in the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries by the Christian powers of Europe to recapture the Holy Land from the Muslims
2. (formerly) any holy war undertaken on behalf of a religious cause
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And now came the Crusader home, bronzed and battle-scarred, but bringing a great and splendid fame to lay at the feet of his bride.
Toward midnight the Crusader came floating down the river in a boat, with his trusty cross-bow in his hands.
The Crusader went away to the wars again, and presently fell in battle, fighting for the Cross.
If the crusaders come in full armor," said the other, "you must be careful not to drown your ancestors.
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In 1268, when the jihad forces of the Mamluk Sultan Baybars took Antioch from the Crusaders, Baybars was annoyed to find that the Crusader ruler had already left the city--so he wrote to him bragging of his massacres of Christians
One such group was the African Blood Brotherhood for African Liberation and Redemption (ABB), first announced in the pages of West Indian immigrant Cyril Briggs' radical periodical the Crusader.
The Department of Defense (DOD) will decide next year whether the Crusader program should enter its system development and demonstration stage, which will require the commitment of major resources.
This cheer has wafted over the bleachers of countless football and basketball games in many a Catholic school that has adopted the Crusader as its mascot and mantra.
has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and issuer credit rating (ICR) of "a-" of Crusader Insurance Company (Crusader).
30pm), and could welcome back to The Racecourse former Crusader Andy Bracek if he lines up for the Cumbrian side.