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hero

noun brave person, celebrity, champion, conquering hero, conqueror, decorated hero, deity, demigod, fearless soldier, fighter, folk hero, god, goddess, great man, great woman, guardian, heroine, highest type, ideal type, idol, immortal, luminary, man of courage, man of valor, martyr, master, megastar, model, notable, paragon, perfect type, person who serves as a shining example, phoenix, pillar of the community, protector, soldier, stalwart, star, superhero, superstar, tiger, valiant knight, warrior
Associated concepts: Good Samaritan laws
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Sources said that more names of national heroes will be added to the list soon.
Like dictators, national heroes are quite sure that food for the masses and their children is as vitally important as fodder for cattle.
Jamaica's seven national heroes include Marcus Garvey, Sam Sharpe, Paul Bogle, Nanny of the Maroons, Norman Washington Manley, George William Gordon and Sir Alexander Bustamante.
The new Jewish Synagogue Museum, National Heroes Gallery and Arlington House Museum, the reopening of Harrison's Cave and Oistins Fish Fry, as well as the arrival of the 2008 Best of Barbados Zagat Guide, make 2008 the perfect year to enjoy all the wonders and new happenings Barbados has to offer.
Flicking through Welsh National Heroes, what we want to know is: where's Shakin' Stevens and Mike Peters from The Alarm?
The book, called Welsh National Heroes, pays tribute to James's achievements as a coach - including Llanelli's defeat of the All Blacks in 1972 and the British Lions' victorious tour of New Zealand in 1971.
Because the Civil War remained a source of conflict, the best national heroes came from an earlier era.
Together with Jose Marti and the Dominican Maximo Gomez, he is considered one of the national heroes of Cuban Independence and one of the international heroes of the Americas.
Will Smith will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award, Damon Dash will be presented with the National Outstanding Achievement Award and Wyclef Jean will be presented with the National Heroes Award.
Vendors have set up stalls for the sale of national flags, banners, and picture of the national heroes who struggled day and night to achieve a common goal.
Decorative items are in high demand these days including national flags, multi-colored garlands, badges, Minar-e-Pakistan models and portraits of the Quaid-e-Azam and other national heroes.
Arab nations are appealing to former Western colonial regimes (these days called EU member states) to help them oust their national heroes (or their sons and successors), who championed anti-colonial liberation movements in the 20th century.

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