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n. pl. Brulé or Bru·lés
A member of a Native American people constituting a subdivision of the Lakota, with a present-day population in southwest South Dakota.

[French brûlé, burnt (partial translation of their own name for themselves).]


(bruːˈleɪ) or


(Peoples) (sometimes not capital) short for bois-brûlé
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Noun1.Brule - a member of a group of Siouan people who constituted a division of the Teton Sioux
Lakota, Teton, Teton Dakota, Teton Sioux - a member of the large western branch of Sioux people which was made up of several groups that lived on the plains
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Walter Canada's operations consist of three surface mines: the Wolverine Mine, the Brule Mine and the Willow Creek Mine.
Le tribunal criminel pres la Cour de Saida a prononce, mercredi dernier, la peine capitale a l'encontre d'une epouse ayant assassine son mari et brule son cadavre.
Brule was selected for the program as a recognized expert in cross-functional approaches to community issues that focus on economic and educational challenges facing New Mexicans.
He was predeceased by two sons, Gerald Pepka and Ronald Pepka; two sisters, Rita Brule and Ester Cassista; and one grandson, Jimmy Kelis.
Il a souligne que les rebelles ont fui des deux zones apres avoir provoque l'horreur et la consternation parmi les civils, pille des proprietes et brule les marches ce qui a conduit au deplacement de grand nombre de personnes a l'exterieur des deux zones, notant que les restes des rebelles etaient entrees dans les deux zones apres qu'il ils se sont assures de la non-existence complete de la force armee dans la region qui ont prouve qu'ils ne ciblent pas l'armee et les troupes gouvernementales comme ils ont pretendu, mais les gens innocents.
L'armee soudanaise a brule et tue des civils, adoptant une strategie de la terre brulee pour lutter contre la rebellion au Nil bleu, dans le district natal d'un chef rebelle, a deplore hier mardi Amnesty international.
We know that if we just preached directly about animal rights, listeners would flee," says Aurelien Brule, a French national who founded Radio Kalaweit in 2003.
The contractor will replace the existing concrete and timber Brule Creek Bridge with a new single span bridge with a concrete deck on steel girders.
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Introduction--In 1994, remains of a fossil insectivore were collected by the Pioneer Trails Regional Museum (PTRM) from the Brule Formation present on Rattlesnake Butte, southwestern North Dakota.
The winning menu was cod and parsley terrine wrapped in leeks; Welsh pork tenderloin with sage and onion potato, glac carrots and spinach; pain au chocolat with coffee crme brule and milk sorbet, and champagne marshmallows.
One of the desserts on the impressive menu that I simply had to try was a more modern dish, gingerbread brioche brule.