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Word: halcyon

Definition: calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days


Sentences Containing 'halcyon'

Babatunde's plays have been presented at institutions such as London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts, the Swedish National Touring Theatre and the Halcyon Theatre, Chicago, as well as being broadcast on the BBC World Service.
Gamasutra placed "I, Robot" on its "20 Atari Games" list, saying that "This is the kind of brilliance Atari could field in its halcyon days".
However, following the recruitment of youthful players such as Godfrey Kateregga, Sam Mugambe and top-scorer Davis Kamoga the club made an impact on the Ugandan Cup winning the competition in 1979 having been awarded a walk-over for their match against Uganda Commercial Bank FC in the final. The club enjoyed their halcyon days in the 1980s by winning the Uganda Cup in 1980, 1982, 1984 and 1987 and the league championship in the intervening years in 1981, 1983 and 1985.
It was also distributed by Warner Premiere, Wonderland Sound and Vision and The Halcyon Company.
Mark's, Kent, the Halcyon and Shattuck clubs from St.
Stating that "Love on Top" is reminiscent of 1980s R, Erika Ramirez of "Billboard" magazine complimented the song as a "Halcyon love song, perfect to be whisked away to".
The 5th Minesweeping Flotilla, comprising "Pangourne", "Ross", "Lydd", "Kellet" and "Albury" as well as the newer "Halcyon"-class "Gossamer" and "Leda" sailed from North Shields for Harwich late on 26 May 1940, reaching Harwich nearly 24 hours later.

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