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A subdivision used in local governments in a number of countries. Wards are sometimes the constituencies for local, elected officials. They are often equivalent to a neighborhood or a portion of county.


See guardian.

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Warder and other concerned forest lovers met in Chicago that September and founded the organization, dedicated to preserving and restoring forests around the country.
Only last October the criminal allegedly stabbed a warder with an improvised plastic shank, which at the time was thought to have been infected with Hepatitis C.
The condemned person was required to live in the cells for a period of three Sundays accompanied at all times by two warders from other prisons.
The University of Huddersfield is compiling the first ever history of the Yeoman Warders of the Tower of London.
In common with his fellow Yeoman Warders, Stephen will combine his traditional ceremonial role with that of tourist guide, telling the story of the Tower to its many thousands of visitors.
She qualified to be a Yeoman Warder in July 2007 after completing the required minimum 22 years in the armed forces.
And yesterday, a Tower of London statement confirmed: "Following an internal investigation into allegations of harassment, two Yeoman Warders have been dismissed.
It was the penultimate of these that caught Twain's attention, for in The Cities of the Sun Warder set for himself the task of interpreting Revelation, in particular John's description of the New Jerusalem in Chapter 21.
17 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepperdine University has announced the appointment of Michael Warder to the position of vice chancellor.
The Prison Service launched the investigation yesterday into how reporter David McGee became a warder and was given the role at Woodhill Prison in Buckinghamshire.
I AM amazed that a Midland prison warder won pounds 20,000 compensation just because a woman workmate told him that he had a 'big willy'.