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family

Traditionally, people who are related by blood or marriage. The term can mean many different things depending on the circumstances. Most statutes have a section devoted to “definitions” that will tell you the intended definition of words used in the law. For example, the concept of what constitutes a family may be important in zoning cases for single-family housing or apartment restrictions against non-family members living in the apartment with the tenant.

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After eight years as a solo artist and four as the popular frontman for Unkle Nancy and the Family Jewels, Stewart, who invented the musical persona Unkle Nancy, is calling Saturday's show at the WOW Hall his last.
Lifted from debut album The Family Jewels, most songs seemed unashamedly designed with commercial success in mind.
Her album, coincidentally, is called The Family Jewels.
Conservative city council leader Mike Whitby has made it clear that he will not sell "the family jewels" of the NEC.
A special section is devoted to the CIA's alleged "domestic" activities, including the Family Jewels file which reveals an internal investigation of the agency as a whole.
He said the secret missions detailed in the family jewels "ranged from the cockamamie to quite sinister."
the family jewels? Cinderella can't relate anymore.
"I was lucky I got the family jewels out of the way," said American international Hercus, whose 71st-minute penalty gave Llanelli victory.
If you look at what sells it is design, and design carries the family jewels of the company.
About 100 people are expected to bring in more than pounds 1,000 by taking part in the Save the Family Jewels walk around Sunderland's East End and Hendon in aid of testicular cancer.