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a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for payment

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a follower who is not a member of an ingroup

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There was a perception that had Pakistan not become camp-follower of the West, it would not have been disintegrated as a result of international intrigue.
The army and camp-followers, numbering twenty-five to thirty thousand, are looking forward to a dignified withdrawal strategy back to British India.
Like the mob at the time of the French Revolution, although hardly sans-culottes, all easily led from behind a la Robespierre, distant camp-followers, fanatics and old proselytisers.
They began to fight their way to India, 16,000 soldiers, wives and children and camp-followers.
Only a fewweeksagohewas lecturing his happy camp-followers that the English recession was caused by Brown's Big Government, now David Cameron lectures us that recent quarterly economic results are not as good as those of France and Germany also coming out of a downturn.
Her depiction with a nursing child clearly distinguishes her from images of the female nude in "Arcadian" landscapes, which are largely characterized in terms of their erotic appeal; at the same time, her placid nudity in the face of a gathering storm might make us wonder about the relation recently proposed to the contemporary social reality of gypsies, camp-followers, and "primitives" (a point discussed below).
When the 1858 gold rush to the Fraser River attracted hordes of American prospectors and camp-followers, the British Government created a colony, British Columbia, on the mainland, making James Douglas governor.
The British, forced out of Kabul, were fighting their way to India, 16,000 soldiers, families and camp-followers.
Of course, for the political elites as also for their camp-followers in the media, commentariat and civil society, the outgoing year holds an historic significance.
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