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a king's ransom

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a competitor who holds a preeminent position

preeminence in a particular category or group or field

United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)

United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)

United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)

a checker that has been moved to the opponent's first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward

one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king

(chess) the weakest but the most important piece

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Some Plaid Cymru representatives choose to sing our national anthem Hen Wlad fy Nhadau, whilst they stand respectfully but do not sing God save the Queen.
If Ryan Giggs' and Craig Bellamy's version of patriotism is to see themselves as Welsh first, and not singing God Save The Queen is their way of showing it, that should be fine by everyone.
It was God Save The Queen, of course, that cemented the Pistols' notoriety.
Glen, who also wrote hits Anarchy In The UK and Pretty Vacant, said: "There are plans to release God Save The Queen.
Then to declare that "for us" God Save The Queen is no more than an English rugby anthem shows he is cooped up in a warped way of Welsh thinking that does him no credit.
That's not because I don't like royalty because I do but God Save The Queen should be kept specifically for functions she is at.
The 57-year-old caused a furore when the band swore on TV in 1976 and the group caused further upset when it provocatively released its anthem God Save The Queen around the Queen's Silver Jubilee the following year, scoring a number two hit.
IN the debate on whether the Welsh National Anthem Hen Wlad fy Nhadau should be translated into, and sung in English, let us look through the other end of the telescope, and consider whether the English National Anthem, God save the Queen (also the English rugby anthem), ought to be sung in Welsh.
Flemington's letter (SoiledAnthem, ECHO,Mar 24) which began by denigrating the tune of God Save the Queen as ``German'' and ended by denouncing the words as ``racist.
THE former Culture Minister Mike Watson wants the England rugby team to adopt their own anthem rather than sing God Save the Queen - which, he says, belongs to the whole of the UK.
The collection included Queens Bohemian Rhap-sody on royal blue vinyl and a rare version of the Sex Pistols God Save The Queen, both worth more than pounds 800.
The sale coincides with this year's 25th anniversary of the Sex Pistol's single God Save The Queen.
The final nicety before battle commences is lots of erect men humming the Star Spangled Banner, God Save The Queen (right) and whatever little-known ditties get the natives going in Madrid, Stockholm and Dublin.
SIR - On one occasion years ago when I was in an (English) boarding school, I did not stand for, or sing, God Save The Queen.
WHICH idiot thinks it's a good idea to play God Save the Queen by the Sex Pistols at the Olympics opening ceremony?