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Word: quisling

Definition: traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling


Sentences Containing 'quisling'

A fort at Parlchhatgarh in Meerut District, also known as Qila Parikishatgarh from Mughal emperor in the eighteenth century, and 277 village he posses by his own fund in 1818 with capital in Kathera village, by this era he rules all over Noida, greater Noida and part of Ghaziabad by this era, in 1828 British troops attack at night and kill him and take over his all wealth, fort and 5000 bigha of land which distribute to Indian quisling.
From 1944 he acted as an ambassador, accompanying Quisling on visits to Adolf Hitler.
He probably had an influence on Quisling's views, but this has not been researched thoroughly.
He then "offered his services" to Nasjonal Samling's leader Vidkun Quisling, and in September 1940 he was appointed as deputy under-secretary of state in the directorate "Direktoratet for spesialorientering" (from 1940 to 1942 named "Direktoratet for utenriks orientering", from 1944 to 1945 named "Kansliets utenriksavdeling").
Serving until 1945, he has been called "Quisling's informal Minister of Foreign Affairs" (formally, Norway had none).
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