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noun 1. the imperial guard created in 1804 by Napoleon: it made the last French charge at Waterloo. 2. (in the U.S.) the conservative element of any political party, especially the Republican Party. 3. (usually lowercase) the influential, established, more conservative members of any body, group, movement, etc.: the old guard of New York society. […]
[gahr-dahyz-uh m] /ˈgɑr daɪz əm/ noun 1. political conservatism.
[ohl-duh m; locally ou-duh m] /ˈoʊl dəm; locally ˈaʊ dəm/ noun 1. a city in Greater Manchester, in NW England. /ˈəʊldəm/ noun 1. a town in NW England, in Oldham unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop: 103 544 (2001) 2. a unitary authority in NW England, in Greater Manchester. Pop: 218 100 (2003 est). Area: 141 […]
noun 1. a person who is experienced in or familiar with a subject, area, procedure, etc.: The guide you just hired is an old hand at leading safaris. noun 1. a person who is skilled at something through long experience 2. (Austral, informal) (in the 19th century) an ex-convict 3. (Austral, informal) a person who […]