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one who is highest in rank or authority

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an executioner who beheads the condemned person

the head of a tribe or clan

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The jirga found the Rind tribe guilty of killing five men and injuring another one besides kidnapping four women of the Otha community in retaliation to the murder of the Rind headman, Abdul Rahim Rind, and kidnap of some women.
Five generations later, Dunn is probably the last headman of a village on the frontline against climate change.
The analysis will focus on remedial consultations, concerned with accusations of curse affliction and sorcery, which the headman of this Association performed for clients suffering from curse afflictions.
Zafer GE-leE-en, headman, installed the camera with his own means to prevent his village from robbers and waste collectors, took immense appreciation from villagers.
Headman Mulima said his area was slow in development because of lack of a bridge, along with a poor condition of roads.
Then, it is followed by food and non food supply distribution activity that conduct by the Headman and the Social Welfare Department.
IRC headman Sulejman Rexhepi Thursday met with Israeli Ambassador to Macedonia Dan Oryan and agreed we should cultivate Albanian-Hebrew relations which date from the Second World War.
In the reactions caused by the scandalous article of the headman of Islam Religious Community the part where he points out that "we, the Muslims in Macedonia, don't count less than a million, wouldn't agree on encompassing the devil goal of the ruling party" was left out, reminds Branko Gjorgjievski from Dnevnik.
The court also directed the district administration to take care of the dependents, if any, of the 13 accused which includes the village headman who had ordered the gang-rape.
Front left is Victor Kent (Namspace), Pine van Wyk (Gecko Namibia) and Headman Benjamin Naruseb (Headman: #Gaingu Conservancy).
At a family reconciliation meeting that brought together the headman of the village, some of the man's relatives and the brothers of the angry wife, the husband presented the keys of the 2014 SUV and the 50,000 riyals as a gesture of goodwill, local news site Al Jazeera reported.
MIDSAYAP -- A village headman was killed and three members of the local neighborhood watch were arrested following a shootout with a team of soldiers and policemen who had come to the village to arrest the local official on a charge of murder early Tuesday, police said.
Ghulam Mohammad was father of Dubripora village headman Mohammad Shahban.
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Chapter two examines Ahebi's exilic life in Igala land, the choices she made that kept her alive, her vocation as sex worker, trader, her interaction with Attah-Igala and the British colonial officers who allowed her to evolve the perfonnance of the female masculinities of female headman, female warrant chief, female king and full man (page 95).