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ALLY, international law. A power which has entered into an alliance with another power. A citizen or subject of one of the powers in alliance, is sometimes called an ally; for example, the rule which renders it unlawful for a citizen of the United States to trade or carry on commerce with an enemy, also precludes an ally from similar intercourse. 4 Rob. Rep. 251; 6 Rob. Rep. 406; Dane's Ab, Index, h.t.; 2 Dall. 15.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Inter Allies made the first attempt to score in the opening minutes but saw their effort result to a corner which they failed to capitalise on.
This is not the first time Locsin said that China and the Philippines are not military allies.
Because enemies cannot defeat America and its allies on a traditional battlefield, they will look for other ways to inflict harm, such as a missile attack, he said.
Since September 11, 2001, a defining moment in history for our nation and the world, one thing became abundantly clear: There is no substitute for cooperation with allies and friends as we wage the global battle to defeat terrorism.
The Allies, aided by French resistance forces, drove the Germans from their strongholds, town by town, road by road, and fulfilled the directive of Eisenhower's commanders: "You will enter the continent of Europe and, in conjunction with the other Allied nations, undertake operations aimed at the heart of Germany and the destruction of her armed forces."
No 71-77 Southwark Street is, to use corporate jargon, Allies and Morrison's new flagship office, built to house 170 staff and, one may assume, demonstrate their un-compromised design aspirations.
allies, the developments are welcome news to American fundamentalist Christians, leaders of the Roman Catholic Church and several Islamic theocracies, which are delighted to see the Bush White House embrace such a controversial agenda.
Then we have to offer allies carrots, which include more forcefully taking on the conflicts and rogue states they care about.
This is a pretty good list of targets in any legitimate "war on terrorism" -- but Iran, a duly deputized member of the global anti-terrorism posse, regards them as friends and allies.
In contrast, the Allies relied on mid-level and junior-grade officers issuing impromptu commands based on facts gleaned firsthand.
Overy's goal is to explain and assess how the Allies' wartime sacrifices, both on the battlefield and on the homefront, changed the fortunes of war between 1942-1944.
* Promoting commonality, standardization and interoperability with allies and friendly nations;