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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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This is the second presentation of the Homes for Heroes National Hero Spotlight Award, and we are honored to present it to President Terry Buxton on behalf of the Colorado Nurses Association for all they do to serve their members, who in turn serve all of us.
This is the first presentation of our National Hero Spotlight Award, and we are honored to present it to Assistant Chief David Pughes on behalf of the entire Dallas Police Department for all they do to serve and protect the citizens of Dallas.
If such an extension to the Act would be called Turing's law, that would really be a fitting tribute to a national hero.
Grand National hero Auroras Encore, right, is back in action today at Wetherby
This is life of a martyr, a Shaheed - our true National Hero.
The Wolesi Jirga (lower house) on May 19 amended its resolution and decided to mark September 9 as the Day of National Hero Ahmad Shah Massoud and other martyrs.
He brought them icons of Jesus Christ in the hope for sacred healing and was hailed as a national hero.
Summary: BENGHAZI (Cihan) - Muhammad Omar Mukhtar, the son of Libyan national hero Omar Mukhtar, said a better future awaits them despite ongoing turmoil in the North African country.
TONY McCOY admits he doesn't know whether he will partner last year's winner Don't Push It or Welsh National hero Synchronised in the John Smith's Grand National.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak says that former UN nuclear chief Muhammad ElBaradei was welcome to run for the presidency if he wants, but tartly dismissed any suggestion that he was a national hero.
But Mubarak tartly dismissed any suggestion that he was a national hero.
He became a national hero using performance-enhancing drugs.

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