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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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Advisor to the Prime Minister Irfan Siddiqui directed the CDA to provide the record of roads and building named after the national heroes and literary personalities to incorporate that during the process of new legislation.
Opposition senators and anti-Marcos sympathisers held protest rallies on November 18, 2016 when the Marcos family transferred his preserved remains from a crypt in a family-owned mausoleum in his hometown in Ilocos Norte, northern Luzon to the National Heroes Cemetery in Metro Manila's suburban Taguig.
On November 8, the Supreme Court ruled 9-5 that it was constitutional and within the bounds of the administration code to bury Marcos at the National Heroes Cemetery.
We decided to frame our activities around the National Heroes, including approaches that went beyond the classical rehearsal of dates and facts surrounding the lives of Jamaica's seven National Heroes.
National heroes understand that democracy will bring others to prominence.
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.
Flicking through Welsh National Heroes, what we want to know is: where's Shakin' Stevens and Mike Peters from The Alarm?
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.
They slowly unraveled an elaborate and clever scam that included national heroes, an Italian president and a conspiracy theory reminiscent of ``The X-Files.
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.
We still need national heroes, and this is a tall order.
Addressing a press conference along with other office bearers here on Wednesday, LHCBA President, Zulifqar Chaudhry said that it was important to remember the services of our national heroes.

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