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Mackinder

/məˈkɪndə/
noun
1.
Sir Halford John. 1861–1947, British geographer noted esp for his work in political geography. His writings include Democratic Ideas and Reality (1919)
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  • In a few words Ned related the important details of their experience with the ‘U-13’ package and with mackinder.

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  • As if in answer to his query, the voice of mackinder reached the ears of the lads.

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  • But before you start your story, please tell me why you call me mackinder.

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  • Boys,” mackinder announced at length, “I must introduce my brother Tom.

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  • Would you mind telling us what mackinder had to say about us?

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  • “There is no place short of Amsterdam where one can get anything like a decent meal,” replied mackinder.

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  • Why,” went on the lad excitedly, “that looks like mackinder at the rail!

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  • Wheeling quickly they were frightened to observe that mackinder had them covered with a revolver.

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  • The face of the visitor was none other than that of their missing acquaintance, mackinder.

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  • “Ah, there you are, Norton,” sighed mackinder in a relieved tone as a man in uniform appeared.

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