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overthrow

Cricket
a. a ball thrown back too far by a fielder
b. a run scored because of this

Overthrow

An ironwork hoop supporting a lantern, forming an arch in front of the door.

overthrow

A panel of ornamental metalwork placed like a lintel above metal gates.
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Egypt will vote on May 23 and 24 for its firstpresident since a popular uprising overthrew Hosni Mubarak a year ago, thehead of the elections committee said on Wednesday.
Ioannidis was also behind the coup that overthrew Cypriot president Archbishop Makarios in 1974, triggering a Turkish invasion and the division of the island.
Thailand's military overthrew popularly elected Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra in the dead of night Tuesday without firing a shot, amid mounting criticism that he had undermined democracy.
Fidel Castro came to power in 1959, when he and a band of guerrillas overthrew Cuba's previous dictator, Fulgencio Batista.
It was the culmination of a 110-year period during which Americans overthrew fourteen governments that displeased them for various ideological, political, and economic reasons.
For example, Brisard writes that Pakistan's General Musharraf overthrew Benazir Bhutto in October 1999.
This unpopular move became a factor in the intifada that overthrew the Nimieri military regime in April 1985, later installed General Suwar alDahab as interim military leader with the promise of a return to civilian rule within a year.
In the artistic revolutions during which the sexual exuberance of Rococo painting overthrew Baroque high seriousness and the libidinous levity of Pop overthrew utopian modernism, the distinction between decoration and ornament is critical, because decoration is invariably utopian, and utopian art (of the sort practiced by Baroque history painters and high modernists) is almost invariably decorative.
DuBois, historians overthrew the Dunning School's pro-southern apologetics and white-supremist assumptions, and, in the event, the black experience finally got the attention and respect it deserved, as did the more admirable side of the performance of the Radical Republicans.
How Rebel Currency Traders Overthrew the World's Central Banks" trumpets the cover of The Vandals' Crown.
Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood still stages diminishing weekly protests despite a crackdown that has killed more than 1,400 people since the military overthrew him in July.
He symbolically took his oath on Friday before tens of thousands of supporters in Cairo s Tahrir Square, the epicentre of the revolt that overthrew Mubarak on February 11, 2011.