empire builder


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empire builder

n (fam, pej) → accentratore/trice di potere (economico)
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The new Thruway Bus Connections with Amtrak and Badger Buses also provide additional connections from Madison to the Empire Builder in Milwaukee.
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In other cases, the empire builder is more subtle, taking over inch by inch.
While Winemaker Extraordinaire HD and Empire Builder HD are for Tycoon game lovers, WordsWorth HD and Prison Mayhem HD serve Word and Time Management game fans respectively.
Using archaeological discoveries the author shows that Attila was an empire builder in his own right (even if his empire died with him) as well as a savage warrior.
Like America, he became something of an empire builder, and like the nation that repeatedly came to the rescue of Europe in the twentieth century, he was both generous and outspoken throughout his life.
Sargon, who conquered the city-states of southern Mesopotamia, is the first great empire builder of history.
Modern trains with storybook names like the Empire Builder and the Coast Starlight--retrace the route of Lewis and Clark from the expedition's beginnings in St.
Last May, for example, Amtrak announced a similar offering aboard its daily Empire Builder service between Chicago and Seattle.
But when asked about the inevitable grumbling re: Krens the empire builder, the Guggenheim's newest curator offers preemptively, "It's a good empire.
As they say about the world's most publicised hot air balloonist and empire builder - if you give him an inch he'll take a Nile.
His other works include the high-society conversations The Dolly Dialogues (1894) and a series of problem novels, such as The God in the Car (1894), which was based on the career of Cecil Rhodes, the empire builder of British South Africa.