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crusade
used in The Chocolate War

3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
First Crusade to Jerusalem
Definition
any of the more or less continuous military expeditions in the 11th to 13th centuries when Christian powers of Europe invaded Muslims in the Holy Land in the Middle East
  • But now, listening to Leon sounding as if the school was embarking on the Crusades, for crying out loud, Archie was doubtful.
    Chapter 10 (80% in)

There are no more uses of "Crusades" flagged with this meaning in The Chocolate War.

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  • Ordinarily he was a regular kid, minding his own business with no tinge of the crusader or fanatic about him.
    Chapter 30 (58% in)
  • Rumors indicated that The Vigils had adopted the sale as a special crusade.
    Chapter 29 (19% in)

There are no more uses of "crusade" in The Chocolate War.

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