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Ma·han

 (mə-hăn′), Alfred Thayer 1840-1914.
American naval officer and historian whose written works, such as The Influence of Sea Power upon History, 1660-1783 (1890), prompted a worldwide buildup of naval strength prior to World War I.
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"First of all, Samuel Dundee an' Agnes Hewitt; the next day Albert Mahan an' Minnie Duncan; an' by the week-end Eddie Troy and Flo Mackintosh--all sailor-men, an' un sux weeks' time the last of them back tull their ships an' awa', an' no one o' them dreamin' of the wuckedness they'd been ot."
Oz luck would have ut, he was away across the island tull a christenun' when Albert Mahan arrives home onexpected, hus shup just docked ot Dublin.
'An' I om no Mussus Mahan?' 'No,' says he, 'ye are no Mussus Mahan.
Charles Deputy Police Chief Erik Mahan, Marshall kicked open the front apartment door of her downstairs neighbor just as the neighbor was meeting with a police officer who she called to report that Marshall had been threatening her.
Mahan power project was originally proposed as a four x 500MW (2GW) power plant in 2005.
26 (BNA): France has banned flights in and out of the country by Iran's Mahan Air because of transporting military equipment and personnel to Syria and other Middle East war zones, diplomats said on Monday.
Summary: Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 24 (ANI): Mahan Dal chief Keshav Maurya, who recently joined hands with Congress for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, on Sunday urged people to vote for Congress without looking at the candidate, even if he belongs to Pakistan.
Back in December, a German newspaper said Germany would be banning flights by Iran's Mahan Air, which is under US sanctions, over allegations it ferries troops and supplies into Syria.
Referring to the suspension of Mahan's flights to Germany, Mohammad Eslami says that the German Civil Aviation Organization charged Mahan with the accusations that were not suitable for the reputation of the organization.
Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took action against two Syria-based, Iran-backed militias, an Iranian airline linked to designated Iranian airline Mahan Air and Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF), and an Armenian general sales agent (GSA) providing services to Mahan Air.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the Iranian Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) Ali Abedzadeh deplored Germany's decision to ban Iranian airline Mahan air from its airports, describing the move as a violation of the Convention on International Civil Aviation, also known as the Chicago Convention.
WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (KUNA) -- The US sanctioned two Syria-based, Iran-backed militia composed of foreign nationals, an Iranian airline linked to designated Iranian airline Mahan Air and Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force (IRGC-QF), and an Armenian general sales agent (GSA) providing services to Mahan Air.