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Word: aegis

Definition: shield; protection; defense


Sentences Containing 'aegis'

(This line still operates under the aegis of the Northern Plains Railroad.)
About 80 per cent of the new arrivals came under the aegis of the local Refugee and Special Humanitarian Program.
Although A.E.G.I.S. has branches around the world, the series focuses on the Far East division in Japan.
At the time, it was felt that troops might be required there under the aegis of the United Nations.
Bambous is a village in Mauritius located in the Rivière Noire District. The village is administered by the Bambous Village Council under the aegis of the Rivière Noire District Council.
During the company-wide story arc "Dark Reign", Echo and Iron Fist left the team and the Avengers gained Ms. Marvel, Bucky as Captain America, and Mockingbird. In response to the Civil War, Iron Man formed "The Mighty Avengers" under the aegis of the government's Fifty State Initiative program, and took up residency in New York City joined by Ares, the Black Widow, the Sentry, the Wasp, Wonder Man, and leader Carol Danvers as Ms. Marvel.
Ecbatana ("Hagmatāna" "City of Gatherings", modern: Hamadan) in Media was greatly expanded during this period and served as the summer capital. Darius the Great (Darius I) eventually attacked the Greek mainland, which had supported rebellious Greek colonies under his aegis; but as a result of his defeat at the Battle of Marathon, he was forced to pull the limits of his empire back to Asia Minor.
He also worked on BBC Radio's "Today" programme, under the aegis of Jack de Manio.
He now works for Aegis Defence Services.
KhNMU is a member of the International Association of Universities (under the aegis of UNESCO) since 1998; it is added to the register of medical universities of the World Health Organization (Avicenna Directories).
Many of the state level spastics societies under the aegis of The Spastics Society of India have also changed names since.
Mysore, India, which runs under the aegis of JSS Mahavidyapeetha.
Mystery cloaks the circumstances under which B'alaj Chan K'awiil became the first known ruler of a previously uninhabited site in the Petexbatún. Inscriptions at Dos Pilas make it clear that he eventually swore allegiance to Calakmul, and this during the time of Tikal's Hiatus when Calakmul might well have involved itself directly in the royal succession at Tikal. This led to speculation that B'alaj Chan K'awiil might have been a ruler of Tikal under the aegis of Calakmul who was driven out by a rival lineage.
of India organisation under the aegis of Ministry of Atomic Power Energy.
The British interests were bought out by 1921, and electrical production nationalized under the aegis of the in 1938.
The effect has been applied to Hollywood celebrities, and won 2nd Place in the 8th Annual Best Illusion of the Year Contest held in 2012 under the aegis of the Vision Sciences Society.
The headquarters of the Far East branch of A.E.G.I.S. lies beneath Tategami High School, a facade created by the organization to mask the active recruitment of new Gate Keepers.
The sculpture of the Virgin of Sorrows on the gate is not original. From the beginning of 2004 until March 2005, the main altarpiece underwent restoration work under the aegis of the Ministry of Culture; during this time, the altarpiece was covered by a giant blow-up photo of itself.
The Tri-County Conference operates under the aegis of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association.
These have come to be nicknamed "Busses" by the operating crews and "Aegis Cruisers" by some railfans, due to the boxy shape of the locomotive resembling the superstructure of the guided missile cruiser.
They are referred to as . In an attempt to confront the Invaders and defend the planet, an elite but highly secret organization of peace-keepers called the Alien Exterminating Global Intercept System (more commonly known as A.E.G.I.S.), was set up with special funding from the government.
This Manual is prepared under the aegis of the American Psychiatric Association, but psychologists contribute to this process by participating in its working groups.
Towards the end of 2005, Bolloré began building a stake in the independent British media planning and buying group Aegis.
Waitman T. Willey, a Senator of Virginia under the aegis of the Restored Government in Wheeling, composed an emancipation amendment to the constitution to be ratified by public vote on March 26, 1863.
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