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great laurel

n.
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great′ lau′rel


n.
a tall rhododendron, Rhododendronmaximum, of E North America, with rose-pink flowers.
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I have been through much--I have suffered much, but I have won two great laurel wreaths beyond thirty.
The IGP said that Ramana police has won great laurel for Islamabad police through prompt action and recovery of the abducted boy.
Famous guests include the great Laurel and Hardy and film actor Stanley Baker.
The Minister said that ITP has won great laurel in a short span of time and has been successful in maintaining exemplary traffic discipline in the city through devotion of its personnel.
WHEN a Lib Dem councillor resorts to comparing Tory ministers Eric Pickles and Grant Shapps to the great Laurel and Hardy, he demeans the pair who started in the silent film era and continued giving us many laughs in the "talkies".
I do think, in terms of O'Hara, they are the great Laurel and Hardy (or Apollo and Dionysus) perfect team.
I am not a prude, I enjoy a bit of titillation, but Ruddy Hell is downright disgusting and unnecessary, and certainly not comedy and an insult to the memories of the great Laurel and Hardy.
The resultant farce has its moments and there are times when the pair evoke faint echoes of the great Laurel and Hardy but, all in all, it is too self-indulgent to be a whole-hearted success.
Inspector General of Police Islamabad Syed Kaleem Imam has also directed to ensure every possible cooperation to the blind cricket team which had earned a great laurel for the country by also winning the world cup.
Q Could you please tell me where the late great Laurel and Hardy are buried?
Q I'm a great Laurel and Hardy fan and I know some of their movies were coloured by computer in the 80s.

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