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Definition of "laagers" [laagers]

  • Plural form of laager. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "laagers" in a sentence
  • "In our ever shrinking world where journeys that once took days or weeks now takes hours, where we can communicate with people virtually anywhere in the world via e-mail or facsimile, the idea that we should all fortify ourselves in our racially exclusive laagers is ridiculous."
  • "Before this weary conflict came to a close, nearly every Boer family was gathered in from the perils and privations of the war-wasted veldt; and so, while nearly 30,000 burghers were detained as prisoners of war at various points across the sea, their wives and children, to the number of over 100,000, were tenderly cared for in English laagers all along the line of rails or close to conveniently situated towns."
  • "The rest of the British movement was successfully carried out, the enemy retiring before them; but although all the troops were out, except those absolutely needed for garrisoning the works, the enemy's field bases -- "laagers" -- could not be reached."
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