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Origin of sabra
Examples from the Web for sabra
He was the first diplomat on the scene to witness the butchery in Sabra and Shatila in September 1982.30 Years After the Beirut Bombing We Have Learned Nothing|Christopher Dickey|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They are consistent with the same old exclusivity and elitism of the suntanned Sabra soldier.
She talked about being a woman in a minority where "the machismo of the Sabra"—a native-born Israeli—is still supreme.
Rana Mansour, also Palestinian, fled to Sabra in early December with her six children, aged between 17 and 3.
Just as he seems to be able to recruit Sabra refugees from the Likud, this ad shows his ability to reach out to American olim.
Often had the noble Champion of England thought of the lovely Sabra, but knew not where she was.
With incredible swiftness he drew his heavy Sabra and leaped upon Dick.The Boy Land Boomer|Ralph Bonehill
For instead of having a king for a sire, Sabra had a drunken scene-shifter for a father.
"Mind my business, I'll mind yours," replied Jimmy joyously, for the lovely Sabra was smiling right in his eyes.
Saint George trembled not, but thought of the lovely Sabra, and nerved himself for the encounter.
Word Origin for sabra
"Jew born in Palestine (or, after 1948, Israel)," 1945, from Modern Hebrew sabrah, literally "prickly pear."