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NUR

abbreviation (in Britain, formerly)
1.
National Union of Railwaymen
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  • He counted that, long ere this, nur Mahal was firmly established as the despot of a despot.

    The Great Mogul Louis Tracy
  • It's me that's sold and going down, and not you nur the chil'en.

    Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • There, owing to the patronage of Jahangir and nur Mahal, he established a thriving colony.

    The Great Mogul Louis Tracy
  • King Loc descended into the well and found nur in his laboratory.

    Honey-Bee Anatole France
  • nur wer die Sehnsucht kenntweiss, was ich leide,allein und abgetrenntvon aller Freude.

    Egotism in German Philosophy George Santayana
  • I asked if there was a seat free, and was told, "nur militrisch."

    The Escaping Club A. J. Evans
  • According to orders nur Mahomed presented himself early the next morning at the king's private apartments.

    The Brown Fairy Book Andrew Lang
  • The attack on Roger had prepared him, as, indeed, nur Mahal may have meant that it should.

    The Great Mogul Louis Tracy
  • nur aus vollendeter Kraft blicket die Anmuth hervor—Only out of perfected faculty does grace look forth.

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