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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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But according to the Bulgarian Constitution, a presidential veto can be overthrown with an absolute majority, or at least 121 votes.
Most Gulf Arab states, rattled by the rise of Islamists in the Middle East, watched with relief as the Egyptian army stepped in to try to end the most serious crisis in the Arab world's most populous country since President Hosni Mubarak was overthrown in 2011.
The rebellion includes fighters who had supported Muammar Gaddafi in Libya and returned home heavily armed when he was overthrown.
Summary: US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday congratulated Egypt on its first parliamentary election since former president Hosny Mubarak was overthrown in February, dpa reported.
Following a meeting with former President Emile Lahoud at his residence in Burj al-Ghazal in Beirut, Kucinich said that "if the regime of Bashar Assad is overthrown, there is a possibility that dangerous sectarian strife might spread and this is not in the interest of Lebanon, Syria or countries bordering them, because some sectarian elements are behind the protests there.
Summary: British diplomats insist it is a case of "when, not if" Gaddafi will be overthrown as the Libyan bombing campaign enters its 100th day.
Painting in the worst light II: Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani (photo) has blamed the United States for the autocratic regime in Tunisia that was just overthrown.
By 2004, three years after being overthrown, the Taliban had regrouped as an insurgent movement under Mullah Mohammed Omar - their numbers up from just a few hundred to thousands.
Had we not overthrown the Iranian government half a century ago, Iran might be a mature democracy today, and the Middle East might look very different.
SANTA CLARITA -- Members of Santa Clarita's small Thai community worried Tuesday about family back home -- after the prime minister was overthrown in a bloodless military coup.
Here, the effect of the intervention was to install the military-backed Joaquin Balaguer and to block the restoration of the previously overthrown elected administration of Juan Bosch.
Shaikh Ahmad al-Thani was overthrown in February 1972 by his cousin Shaikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani.