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Origin of contra2
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Origin of contra-1
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How to use contra in a sentence
They backed him in his war against the CIA-trained Contra rebels in the 1980s.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Of all things they could have done, that was their first move,” hotel owner Adam Contra told The Daily Beast.
But contra William Faulkner, there are signs that the past is finally becoming past.
The country had just emerged from a civil war and was in the midst of the rising Contra conflict of the early 1980s.Franck de las Mercedes Lost Everything in a Fire…Except His Faberge Egg|Justin Jones|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More importantly, neither Iran-Contra nor impeachment were enough to dampen public affection for either president.Worst Fifth Year Ever? Maybe. But the Economy Will be the Judge of Obama|Jamelle Bouie|December 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A unique novelty was the Contra Trombone on the Pedal of 64 feet actual length.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
If I am hated and despised, I chuckle over the "per contra."
Per contra to all these advantages, other indications about the place are not so pleasing.The Land of Fire|Mayne Reid
Philosophy is developed scientifically in his "Contra Gentes" and theology, scientifically in his great "Summa."Education: How Old The New|James J. Walsh
Per contra, I had a skimpy bed and room, and just the necessaries of life as far as nursing was concerned.Thirty Years in Australia|Ada Cambridge