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n.1.(Zool.) A genus of large sea birds, including the albatross. See Albatross.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Economic inequality is the great albatross of the black community, and the enduring legacy of chattel slavery, Jim Crow, and the invisible yokes of nepotism, classism, glass ceilings and a variety of other euphemisms describing the old boy system.
The little boy dressed as Superman pretends to fly, just like "the great albatross who brought us here" that Ranui sings of during the funeral.
From the still vastly unexplored mysteries of the oceans and the lawless high seas, to observing the winged emperor of the winds, the great albatross, here was environmental education, and re-education, in vibrant action.
And so the story of the great Albatross Philippine Expedition ends on an incomplete note.