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Contemporary Examples

It is time to give a hand to, and encourage, the moderate forces amongst the Palestinians.
EXCLUSIVE: Former Israeli PM Olmert Supports Palestine U.N. Bid Bernard Avishai November 27, 2012

They were amongst those who burned two military troop carriers that attacked the barricades on February 18.
Can Ukraine Control Its Far Right Ultranationalists? Oleg Shynkarenko February 28, 2014

But amongst the real hackers out there is a feeling of indifference.
Hackers’ Most Destructive Attacks Brian Ries December 10, 2010

In amongst the other Facebook friends is the 15-year-old suspect.
Was Autumn Pasquale Killed Over a Bicycle? Teen Brothers Charged Michael Daly October 23, 2012

Her congressional district is amongst the safest in the country, so she has a certain freedom to pursue her desired agenda.
Nancy Pelosi, Feminist Nightmare Amy Siskind November 19, 2009

Historical Examples

Excuse me for insinuating by this expression, that there may yet be amongst you some novices.
Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10) Maria Edgeworth

amongst them was one for Mr. Raymount with a broad black border.
Weighed and Wanting George MacDonald

The key lay on the table in the hall, amongst the visiting-cards.
Casa Braccio, Volumes 1 and 2 (of 2) F. Marion Crawford

He had met him amongst “Hester’s friends,” and was much taken with him.
Weighed and Wanting George MacDonald

From amongst these vegetables he selected the most simple—a cabbage, for instance.
Poison Romance and Poison Mysteries C. J. S. Thompson

prep.

mid-13c., amonges, from among with adverbial genitive. Parasitic -t first attested 16c. (see amidst). It is well established in the south of England, but not much heard in the north. By similar evolutions, alongst also existed in Middle English.

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