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Jingo

legendary second-century empress of Japan, victorious invader of Korea and hence the conjectural eponym of jingoism. [Jap. Hist.: EB (1963) XIII, 69]
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Incidentally, the use of the word Jingo (God or Jehovah) in this song resulted in a new word, "jingoistic" being added to the English language.
Could it be a linkbetween The Longing of the Dervish and Sudanese novelist Abdel Aziz Baraka Saken's The Jingo, that features the same supernatural element?
Indeed, its global appeal is already well noted through the late Ishmael Jingo's hit, Fever, recorded in the late 70s and featured in the soundtrack of the movie The Last King of Scotland.
Our goal should be to start from scratch And rid the Jingo of his gall.
The story describes the journey of a young Parsi writer, Jingo ( Jahangir) Moos, in search of an ethical universe.
I'm the last person to be a jingo. I hate flag-wagging and Union Jack hurrahing but I do feel that I might be useful, so I've offered my services to the War Office, if they want such a chap as me."
"We don't want to fight," he chanted, "but by Jingo! if we do, we've got the ships, we've got the men and we've got the money too." So "Jingoism" entered the language.
"The tragedy is that these people don't know anything about Gergiev," the counter protester, who identified himself only as Jingo, told
McVicar notes that these often contain 'puzzling language elements', such as 'merry matanzie' or the 'jingo ring' (p.
Elliot King (Loyola University, Maryland) examined the use of the term jingo over time, illustrating how social processes are embedded in a single word.
I wasn't quite sure how I had got myself into such a pickle - I had identified Simpson and McDowell as dangers from a long way out - b ut by jingo I had.
Before all hell broke loose in the Holy Coconut Temple, its sole resident Coco Jingo the gorilla, spent much of his time lolling around whilst munching on succulent coconut meat.