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A lot of former agricultural land in this area has been turned into residential or commercial zones.

Thousands of former rebels have returned to their homes as a result of the government's declaration of an amnesty for all soldiers.

He was put into an awkward position when a former employee who he had problems with asked him for a reference letter.

The band is made up of the former members of three different punk rock groups.

With the help of his brutal police force, the former President of Haiti was able to keep the Haitian people in a constant state of terror.

Sihota is a former Cabinet Minister in the NDP government.

She won her case of sexual harassment against her former boss.

French is still spoken in the former French colonies of Africa.

French is still spoken in the former French colonies of Africa.

Find someone who has visited a former colony of Great Britain.

column Many of the former communist countries of Eastern Europe are still having serious economic difficulties.

Compensating the ancestors of former black slaves in the U.


would cost billions of dollars.

The former U.




was composed of 15 very diverse republics with strong cultural differences.

Following the war, the King followed a policy of compromise, pardoning his former enemies and releasing all the soldiers taken as prisoners.

The Princess was photographed in a compromising position with her former lover.

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