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Ram Singh

/ˈræm ˈsɪŋ/
noun
1.
1816–85, Indian leader of a puritanical Sikh sect, the Kukas, who tried to remove the British from India through a policy of noncooperation
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  • So ram singh bade him farewell, and went on alone with the mule.

  • But ram singh shook his head at the mention of buried wealth.

  • Great was the wonder and rejoicing in the camp when ram singh returned with the water.

  • "Very possibly not," ram singh answered with an amused smile.

    The Mystery of Cloomber Arthur Conan Doyle
  • I am sure, however, that your fears would vanish if you saw ram singh.

    The Mystery of Cloomber Arthur Conan Doyle
  • "He carved them in the various dialects," ram singh answered.

    The Mystery of Cloomber Arthur Conan Doyle
  • "They do not mix with the world," ram singh answered, rising to his feet.

    The Mystery of Cloomber Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Ten minutes later the ponies stood in their traces under the iron bar, and the lady sat in the tonga behind ram singh.

    The Pool in the Desert Sara Jeanette Duncan
  • But ram singh was in no mood to heed such advice, and very soon the old man ceased to press him.

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