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Rough Riders

The 1st Regiment of US Cavalry Volunteers. They were largely recruited by Colonel Leonard Wood and Lieutenant-Colonel Theodore Roosevelt for service in the Spanish–American War of 1898. ...

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A Dictionary of World History (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
History
Length:
64 words

... Riders The 1st Regiment of US Cavalry Volunteers. They were largely recruited by Colonel Leonard Wood and Lieutenant-Colonel Theodore Roosevelt for service in the Spanish–American War of 1898 . Comprising rangers, cowboys, Native Americans, and college students, their most notable exploit was the successful charge up San Juan Hill in Cuba, on foot as their horses had been left behind in Florida....

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The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)

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Quotation
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
30 words

...Rough Riders Rough-tough, we're the stuff! We want to fight and we can't get enough! (1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry), attributed, rallying cry while en route to Cuba, June...

Rough Riders Regiment

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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Current Version:
2002

... Riders Regiment the First Volunteer Cavalry Regiment, commanded by Col. Theodore Roosevelt (then Secretary of the Navy) in the Spanish-American War ( 1898–1902 ), and famous for its advance up San Juan Heights (near Santiago, Cuba) and destruction of the Spanish blockhouse at its...

Cosmic Rough Riders

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The Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
Length:
387 words

...Rough Riders This refreshing Scottish outfit bridge a gap between the Byrds and R.E.M. , creating a considerably good vibe with their uplifting indie pop. The band was formed by Daniel Wylie (b. 2 January 1972, Glasgow, Scotland; vocals), Stephen Fleming (b. 27 January 1972, Glasgow, Scotland; guitar, keyboards, vocals). Wylie and Fleming had already worked with each other for many years by the time the original acoustic line-up of Wylie, Fleming and Gary Cuthbert (b. 19 November 1975, Glasgow, Scotland; guitar/vocals) was formed in 1998. Mark Brown...

Rough Riders

Rough Riders  

The 1st Regiment of US Cavalry Volunteers. They were largely recruited by Colonel Leonard Wood and Lieutenant-Colonel Theodore Roosevelt for service in the Spanish–American War of 1898. Comprising ...
Cosmic Rough Riders

Cosmic Rough Riders  

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This refreshing Scottish outfit bridge a gap between the Byrds and R.E.M., creating a considerably good vibe with their uplifting indie pop. The band was formed by Daniel Wylie (b. ...
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The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Language reference
Length:
15 words

... Rider noun historical (usually in plural ) a New Zealand soldier in the Boer...

rough-rider

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Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
74 words
Rough Rider

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The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
16 words
“There Was No King in Israel”: The Era of the Judges

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Jo Ann Hackett

Oxford History of the Biblical World

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Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Religion
Length:
17,677 words
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Oxford University Press
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3

...in the ancient Near East, especially when the deity is depicted as a warrior. These features can be found in abundance in Exodus 15 : I will sing to Yahweh, for he has triumphed gloriously; horse and rider he has thrown into the sea. ( v. 1 ) Yahweh is a warrior; Yahweh is his name. ( v. 3 ) Your right hand, O Yahweh...

1 & 2 Samuel

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Gwilym H. Jones, Gwilym H. Jones, and Gwilym H. Jones

The Oxford Bible Commentary

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Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Religion
Length:
44,450 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

...( ḥag , S. Driver 1913 ), which has given rise to the suggestion that the Amalekites had timed their raid to secure booty to offer as sacrifice at an annual festival ( Edelman 1991 ). The point is that David was able to take advantage of their condition, and only 400 camel riders were able to escape; the families captured were saved and the booty returned. Through the events described in this narrative David is prepared for the throne, and is by now more or less there. He had avenged not only Ziklag but also the areas mentioned in v. 14 —the Negeb of the...

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rough  

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Rough diamond a person who is generally of good character but lacks manners, education, or style (literally, an uncut diamond).rough music noisy uproar as intended to display public outrage or ...
Battle of Kettle Hill

Battle of Kettle Hill  

The actual site of the charge by Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders during the Battle of San Juan Hill (July 1, 1898). U.S. army regulars and dismounted cavalry advanced against heavy ...
Gray, Otto, And His Oklahoma Cowboys

Gray, Otto, And His Oklahoma Cowboys  

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Around 1923, a group of musicians in Stillwater, Oklahoma, began playing as the Billy McGinty Cowboy Band. William McGinty, an old-time cowboy who had ridden with Roosevelt’s Rough Riders, formed ...
cyclo-cross

cyclo-cross  

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A form of winter-based bicycle racing practised on cross-country courses, in which the cycle may have to be carried rather than ridden across particularly rough terrain. The sport's origins have been ...
Leonard Wood

Leonard Wood  

(1860–1927), army officer and colonial administrator.Educated at Harvard and Harvard Medical School, Wood joined the army as a contract surgeon in 1885. Although he entered the line in 1898 ...
Frederick Manfred

Frederick Manfred  

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(1912–),Iowa-born author of Frisian ancestry who also called himself Feike Feikema (1944–51). He began his career as a journalist but in his thirties became a prolific novelist of his native region, ...
Spanish-American War

Spanish-American War  

(1898)A conflict between Spain and the USA. It had its roots in the struggle for independence of Cuba, and in US economic and imperialist ambitions. Sympathetic to Cuban rebels whose second war of ...
Marino Marini

Marino Marini  

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(1901–1980)Italian sculptor, painter, and graphic artist, who belonged to no artistic movements or groups but is recognized as an outstanding creative sculptor.Marini was born in Pistoia. He studied ...
Era Bell Thompson

Era Bell Thompson  

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(1906–1986), editor, journalist, and autobiographer.Born 10 August 1906 in Des Moines, Iowa, Era Bell Thompson grew up in Driscoll, North Dakota, on her family's farm. Her contact with African ...

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