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Synonyms for Hesperides

(Greek mythology) group of 3 to 7 nymphs who guarded the golden apples that Gaea gave as a wedding gift to Hera


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Stewart dedicated the book, Quotable African Women, to her African sisters, with a quote by Adeola James: Our problem is that we have listened so rarely to women's voices, the noises of men having drowned us out.
THESE three African sisters are starving - as their president is wined and dined by Jack McConnell.
Five African sisters and their brother, all aged between 11 and 17, who live in supported accommodation in the East End of Newcastle, have not been seen since July 2.
Ashby: I think the message I would like to deliver to both African-American and African Sisters is that you are much more than disease carriers and baby-makers.
We were joined by South African sisters, a facilitator from India and Sri Lankan women from four organisations working for peace.
I inscribe my name in the celebrated list of Neustadt laureates, surrounded by my African sisters and those of Muslim origin: they could have been here, honored in my place tonight.
PHILADELPHIA -- Training Part of African Sisters Education Collaborative United States Conference
Most of us African sisters have been fed on mystical, traditional fears of knowing what is going on with our bodies yet a health check-up is very important especially for women over 35 years of age.
This was part of the reason why, in 1999, leaders of the founding congregations of four Pennsylvania colleges--Marywood among them--got together to try to find a way to educate more African sisters.
From another side of the globe, we are Canadian grandmothers, arriving at the end of our gathering enlightened, resolved, humbled and united with our African sisters.
American workers face the same problems as our African sisters and brothers -- poverty, unemployment, economic downturns, the spread of HIV/AIDS, discrimination, workers' rights violations and gender equality.
Fearing to try out new styles, clothes or even acquire a new past-time, update educational qualifications or visit new places, is common amongst many African sisters.
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